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Paid-Leave Law Could Trigger ‘Big-Time Litigation’

Attorneys on both sides of labor and employment cases warn that companies should prepare for a potential onslaught of private litigation from workers covered by new paid-leave mandates under federal coronavirus-relief law.

Davis Wright Lawyer Helps Guy Fieri Create Worker Relief Fund

Davis Wright Tremaine partner Riley Lagesen said the long-term economic impacts of the coronavirus first struck him March 6, when he went to the main restaurant inside the Marriott Renaissance in downtown Seattle for dinner, and found he was the only customer.

Opportunity Zones: Will Tax Break for Investors Benefit Communities Too?

The 2017 tax overhaul included incentives to invest in distressed communities. Investors benefit from tax breaks and the designated opportunity zones benefit from economic investment, but critics say already-wealthy investors don’t need these breaks.

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