Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Principal Melissa Ostrower has been appointed co-leader of its Employee Benefits group. Melissa has almost 15 years of experience in executive compensation and ERISA litigation matters and will lead the group alongside Principal Joy M. Napier-Joyce.
Archives for June 2, 2022
JoJo Adams, a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group in the Jackson office, spoke at the 25th Annual Mississippi SHRM Conference and Expo on May 2-4, 2022 in Biloxi, MS. JoJo presented two sessions: “The New COVID Landscape for Employers” focusing on health and safety requirements, vaccination rules and adapting to accommodate flexible employment, and “Intersection of Law and Common Sense” highlighting management best practices and legal requirements while meeting the needs of employees and the organization.
Jennifer Kogos, a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group, presented “The Trifecta: The Intersection of FMLA/ADA and Workers’ Compensation,” at the American Equity Underwriters Annual Forum on May 4th. Jennifer educated attendees on the legal risks presented under ADA, FMLA, and Workers’ Compensation laws and provided real world examples of how to deal with employees and still comply with these laws.
Sid Lewis, a partner and leader of the Labor & Employment Practice Group in the New Orleans office, was recently quoted in the article “Starbucks’ Denial of New Benefits to Union Workers is a Legal Gray Area, Labor Experts Say” published by Restaurant Dive. In the article, Sid provides comments on the legality of Starbucks extending new benefits and wage increases to discourage union organizing efforts.
(June 1, 2022) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has once again been recognized by Chambers and Partners in its Chambers USA 2022 guide.
In addition to the firm’s overall Band 2 ranking for labor and employment law, Chambers USA named 70 Littler
Elon Musk is a great social media troll and the world’s richest person. He likes to poke and provoke, but he also runs businesses that include a lot of hands-on work. He sent a memo to employees at Tesla. Someone leaked the memo (and I expect that someone may
Agency Will Continue to Offer Virtual Option to Participants Even After In-Person Services Resume
Elon Musk’s repeated wavering on his deal to buy Twitter has roiled markets and raised fresh questions about his seriousness.
Tesla’s CEO is demanding that all staffers return to offices
Four questions hiring managers need to ask themselves.
Offer more comprehensive health insurance, provide paid parental leave, and redesign the workplace.
Antonio Pedrajas discusses how a new regulation in Spain regarding a discontinuous fixed model for employees will affect the hospitality industry this summer.