The ruling came from a case in which Simon Tam, lead singer of an Asian-American rock band, had applied to register his band under the trademark “The Slants,” a name that is normally considered a racial slur for people of Asian ancestry.
Listen to the people who do this type of thing every day. “If you find yourself starting to dig in a fight over who gets the microwave, it’s probably time to refocus,” Weinberger suggests.
The rules for public land vary depending on which government agency manages the land and the location and use of the land. For example, the rules and regulations for a national park might differ than those of a national forest or a state park.
Some jurisdictions are taking our four-legged friends into account when drafting rules around fireworks displays and noise ordinances. It is even an international issue. Collecchio, Italy, now requires that fireworks be silent (yes, that’s a thing) to protect pets and wildlife.
Reactions can happen, even with meticulous planning and well-meaning hosts. So, what recourse do travelers have if an allergic reaction prevents them from staying in their pre-booked and pre-paid Airbnb (or Homeaway, VRBO, etc)?
Landlord-tenant laws fall under the purview of local and state governments. Basically, all leases carry a warranty of habitability. As the attorney general of New York explains in that state’s tenants’ rights guide, this means that “tenants have the right to a livable, safe and sanitary apartment.”
If traveling internationally (including to Canada or Mexico) all passengers, even those under 18, must have a passport. And identification isn’t the only consideration for international travel with kids.
The order is aimed, in part, at the ACA’s requirement that employer health insurance plans include contraception coverage, a mandate to which many religion-based employers have objected.
Do your research: be prepared to cite facts, not anecdotes, to support your perspective. You might also want to schedule an appointment where you and your counterpart can talk with your child’s pediatrician about the risks and benefits of routine immunizations.
Although the CEO’s corgi does provide an adorable office mascot, it’s a good idea for a company to first implement an appropriate, respectful pet policy before foisting any creatures on the employees. Here’s some background on what works and doesn’t work.