Executive Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) has published a final rule to transition from the Pilot Records Improvement Act (“PRIA”) to the electronic Pilot Records Database. The rule is effective August 9, 2021.
Archives for June 15, 2021
To assist collegiate sports administrators in assessing emerging Title IX issues, we are pleased to provide the Spring/Summer 2021 installment of the Title IX Alert. This issue discusses topics such as amended regulations, training needs, prominent court cases, and announcements on the expansion of the Title IX team at Jackson Lewis.
Forrest Read discusses the practical implications of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ latest policy changes reducing logistical barriers for visa applicants and addressing other processing challenges in “USCIS Revises Policies on RFEs, Work Permits,” published by SHRM.
Jackson Lewis’ remote and return-to-the-workplace survey assessing employers’ anticipated expectations and plans following the COVID-19 pandemic is spotlighted in “What To Watch Out For When People Work On Vacation,” published by Law360.
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Donald “Donny” E. English, Jr. has been selected as a Leadership in Law honoree by The Daily Record. The Leadership in Law awards program honors Maryland’s law professionals who demonstrate outstanding dedication to their occupation and their communities. Winners were selected by an outside panel of legal and business leaders.
Two high school juniors, from low to moderate-income families in Santa Ana are about to get a significant boost to their career path from CDF Labor Law LLP, a California-based labor, employment, and immigration law firm who will sponsor them for an eight-week, paid internship. This is CDF’s 10th year participating in the Project SELF mentoring program of at-risk youth.
On June 12, 2021, a federal judge in the Southern District of Texas dismissed a case filed by 116 hospital employees who challenged Houston Methodist Hospital’s (the “Hospital”) mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. Jennifer Bridges, et al. v. Houston Methodist Hospital, et al., Civil Action H-21-1774 (entered June 12, 2021) is the very first decision analyzing and ruling on the right of healthcare employers to implement a COVID-19 mandatory vaccination policy. While to date this decision is unpublished and not binding on other courts, it is a well-reasoned decision that provides guidance and insight as to how courts may rule in the future, especially with respect to the healthcare industry and given industry-specific guidance on vaccinations.
When the coronavirus shut down New York last spring, many residents came to rely on a colossal building they had never heard of: JFK8, Amazon’s only fulfillment center in America’s largest city.
Leaders need to disentangle conversations about productivity, staffing, and culture.
Walmart Stores East, LP will pay $410,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Com¬mis¬sion (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
A jury has determined that RockAuto, a Madison, Wis.-headquartered internet-based auto parts seller, violated federal law when it failed to hire a qualified job applicant because of his age, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is observing LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, by announcing the release of new resources to educate employees, applicants and employers about the rights of all employees, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers, to be free from sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination in employment.
With more firms offering remote work as a job perk, employees are country hopping. That could mean myriad complications when they’re filing returns.
Summer Sides is a go, go, go type of person.
Imagine a workplace where civility and respect are the norm, where employees and management do not need policies and procedures – and lawyers – to define proper workplace conduct.