In late 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Tip Regulations Final Rule that, in part, sought to eliminate the so-called “80/20,” or “20%,” Rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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Democrats now hold a majority of seats on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The new Democratic majority on the NLRB became official on Saturday, August 28, when President Joe Biden’s nominee David Prouty was sworn in as the fifth and final member, replacing management-side attorney and Republican appointee William Emanuel, whose term ended the day before.
Jackson Lewis is ranked on The American Lawyer’s 2021 Global 200 list designating law firms based on gross revenue in “The 2021 Global 200: Ranked by Gross Revenue,” published by Law.com.
P.J. Kee, a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group and a member of the trade secrets and fair competition team, authored the article “Do’s and Don’ts for Non-Competition Agreements Under Louisiana Law” featured in New Orleans CityBusiness. P.J. provides an outline of La. Rev. Stat. § 23:921, and the courts interpreting it, to better ensure these agreements are enforceable.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Rachel Ziolkowski Ullrich has been selected to the 2021 “Texas Super Lawyers” list.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that, effective October 1, 2021, applicants for permanent residence (i.e., green card applicants) who are “subject to the immigration medical examination must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before the civil surgeon can complete … [the] examination and sign Form I-693, Report
Investigations by the university and the Justice Department identified 23 student-athletes who had been inappropriately touched by an athletic trainer, officials said.
Understanding how we’re wired can help us set expectations and stay motivated.
Employers are questioning their stance on drug testing and what a drug-free workplace looks like as marijuana and other recreational drugs become legal and less stigmatized.
People with disabilities were the original hackers
Extreme heat kills more Americans than any other climate-related hazard.
You can’t see mental health challenges, but they are happening all around you.
Amazon gave away cars and $100,000 cash bonuses to a handful of vaccinated warehouse workers as part of its running sweepstakes to encourage employees to get inoculated.
A doctor who was fired after Houston-area public health officials accused him of stealing vials of COVID-19 vaccine to administer to family and friends sued the county Tuesday, accusing it of discriminating against South Asians and issuing disinformation about him.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has moved to block Biden administration guidance requiring that employers allow transgender workers to use bathrooms and dress in a manner aligned with their gender identity, following a separate challenge by 20 other Republican-led states.