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Industry bid to ban union access to California farms reaches Supreme Court

A fruit picker sorts fresh raspberries at a farm owned by Driscoll’s, a California-based seller of berries, as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Zapotlan el Grande, in Jalisco state, Mexico April 29, 2020. Picture taken April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Fernando Carranza

Two California fruit farms are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to toss out a longstanding state regulation granting union organizers access to private farmland, in a case with potentially broad implications for employers' private property rights.  Full Article 

A view shows the deserted Champs Elysees avenue leading up to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris during a nationwide curfew, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., due to restrictions against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, December 15, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Rimon expands its not-quite virtual footprint with offices in London, Paris

Law firm Rimon launched new locations in London and Paris in the past month, building on an international expansion that has picked up speed.  Full Article 

A man holds his briefcase at a job fair in New York April 18, 2012. Two top Federal Reserve officials pointed on Monday to last month's surprisingly weak jobs report as all the more reason to take a wait-and-see approach to a U.S. economy that, in general, is improving. Although the unemployment rate slipped to a still high 8.2 percent in March, jobs growth slowed sharply, raising fears the labor market could start to sputter as it did a year ago. Nonfarm payroll employment rose by only 120,000 last month, roughly half the gains in each of the previous two months. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)

Willkie's springtime bonuses up the ante for Big Law in 2021

Willkie Farr & Gallagher is giving its associates new'special' bonuses, similar to those handed out by the firm andmany of its counterparts in 2020, to reward hard work duringthe pandemic. But they'll have stick around until Sept. 30 toget the full payout.  Full Article 

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U.S. Justice Department probing Visa over debit practices

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New legal services rules make waves in Arizona and Utah as other states weigh reforms

In Utah this week, a company launched what it says is the first entirely non-lawyer owned law firm in United States. Hundreds of miles away in Arizona, two other companies got approval to operate from the state's high court under a structure allowing lawyers and nonlawyers to co-own businesses that offer legal services.  Full Article 

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