What Is Law New?
In the legal profession, it is always important for firms to be open to new ideas. That includes finding ways to offer more help to clients and exploring strategies that haven’t been used before. One such strategy that is quickly becoming a focus for many law firms is the idea of “law new.” While it can be hard to define, this term refers to different types of practice that seek to reinvent how legal services are delivered.
This bill would amend the City’s data breach notification laws to align them with requirements in New York State’s SHIELD Act. It also adds an additional requirement that any City agency that suffers a security breach involving personal information of persons who have applied for, or were offered employment, must promptly disclose the information to those affected.
Many consumers have noticed that some products marketed to women cost more than very similar versions marketed to men, which is known as the “pink tax.” This bill would prohibit stores from charging different prices for items that are identical or nearly identical, which could help to reduce the effect of this type of pricing bias on consumers.
It’s often hit or miss for job seekers to know how much a particular position pays, and that can lead to unfair pay disparities. This bill will require that companies with at least 15 employees put salary ranges for jobs on their websites and in job postings, which may help to level the playing field when it comes to pay.
The process of creating a federal law begins when an individual or group submits a bill to either the House of Representatives or the Senate. Then, it goes through a process of research, discussion, changes and voting before becoming a law. Learn more about how a law becomes a law and how the legislative branch works.