Margaret Strange and Ryan Lessmann discuss the safety and compliance obligations of restaurants reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic in “5 guidelines for employees’ safe return to your restaurant,” published by the National Restaurant Association.
Archives for August 20, 2020
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 245 attorneys throughout the firm have been recognized in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellen
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) agent-fee litigation is one of several emerging risks that the Jones Walker PPP Bank Litigation and Regulatory Task Force has been following since the implementation of the program. Very early on in the PPP loan process, our team saw that this area of litigation would be one that banks would face. Now, we are seeing the first major court decision on this issue, and it deals a victory to lenders.
How Businesses Can Remain Open and Maintain Safe Operations While Reducing Exposure to Potential Claims: the Best Defense is a Broad-Based CDC Guideline-Focused Offense
Jennifer Kogos, a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group, published the HRLaws.com article “Pregnant Employee Fired Because of Violent Acts, Not Bias.”
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys in the firm’s Atlanta office were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 Best Lawyers in America and three were selected as Ones To Watch.
Yesterday, New Jersey’s Supreme Court approved as legally binding an arbitration agreement provided to employees electronically, concluding the arbitration agreement was effectively, clearly, and unambiguously communicated to the company’s employees.
Mastercard, Apple, and Google are already educating their employees.
Both are threatening to pull out of California this week over a law requiring them to treat their workers as full-fledged employees.
That’s probably a good thing.
Yellowed newspapers. A mouse who met its end on a glue trap. Wilted plants.
Longstanding but little-used state programs, with a recent dose of federal aid, prevent layoffs by putting workers on part-time duty in a downturn.
Firms are increasingly adopting machine learning and data mining technologies, broadly referred to as artificial intelligence (AI) hiring tools, to automate recruitment and talent acquisition.
Gannett, the owner of USA TODAY and more than 260 local news operations, announced a broad initiative Thursday to make its workforce as diverse as the country by 2025 and to expand the number of journalists focused on covering issues related to race and identity, social justice and equality.
A gauge of U.S. layoffs rose back above 1 million last week, signaling the recovery from the COVID-19-induced recession will continue to be volatile as recent infection surges ease in some states but persist in others.