On Friday, August 13, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated its guidance for general industry in order to help protect workers from COVID-19.
Archives for August 19, 2021
Jones Walker LLP is pleased to announce that 136 attorneys across the firm’s offices are listed in the annual peer-review attorney rankings in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2022.
Mitchell Boomer, Robert Seidler and Benjamin Sharkey are spotlighted for their elevations to office managing principal in Austin, office litigation manager in Indianapolis, and office managing principal in Jacksonville, respectively, in “Law360 Names Attys Who Moved Up The Firm Ranks In Q2,” published by Law360.
Christopher Patrick discusses the logistical, compliance and remote work implications of pay transparency requirements codified in Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act in “Cutting Out Coloradans: Employers Are Finding Ways Around EPEWA,” published by Workspan Magazine.
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce more than 250 lawyers have been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence. Additionally, 20 attorneys are designated as “Lawyer of the Year” for their legal prowess within their respective practices and metropolitan regions:
Seventy-two Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named to the 2022 Best Lawyers in America® list, while ten have been highlighted as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective categories.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, a Republican in a deeply blue state who has so far resisted issuing a mask mandate or vaccination requirement for schools, came under pressure this week for stricter regulations from the state’s largest teachers’ union.
President Biden is encouraging states with stubbornly high jobless rates to use federal aid dollars to extend benefits for unemployed workers after they are set to expire in early September, administration officials said on Thursday, in an effort to cushion a potential shock to some local economies as the Delta variant of the coronavirus rattles the country.
Lawyers, Locs, and the CROWN Act.
The EEOC has announced on its EEO-1 Data Collection website that it has, again, extended the deadline for filing EEO-1 Reports this year—this time to October 25. Employers still rushing to finalize and upload their 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 reports by the prior August 23 deadline will certainly welcome this extra
From less social interaction to more opportunities for autonomy, if you’re an introvert, chances are you’ve enjoyed working remotely over the past year plus.
While many companies are now returning to some amount of in-person work, many others will adopt virtual operations for some or all of their business.
Few phrases are more loaded in class action litigation than “reverse auction” and “sweetheart deal.”
The New York State Assembly’s Judiciary Committee will release its sexual harassment investigative report into Gov. Andrew Cuomo, despite dropping impeachment efforts.