Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Principal Michelle E. Phillips has been recognized as a 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Champion Award winner by the New York City Bar Association. The annual Award seeks to recognize individuals whose actions and activities within New York City’s legal community embody and advance the New York City Bar’s Statement of Diversity Principles. Diversity champions are critical for creating lasting change in organizations and establishing an inclusive work environment.
Archives for October 2022
Kathryn Russo comments on recent changes to marijuana state laws and their potential effects on the hiring process in “As marijuana laws shift, many employers are also rethinking their stances,” published by The Business Journals.
Laura Mitchell comments on areas of employment law that affect general counsel and their teams in “GC Cheat Sheet: The Hottest Corporate News of The Week,” published by Law360.
Tasos Paindiris and Jennifer Ellerkamp author “The Aftermath of U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs: Where Are the States in Fall 2022?” published by SHRM.
Desireé Langley comments on discrimination within the legal profession based on natural hairstyles in “Black Attorneys Still Feel Stigma Of Natural Hair,” published by Law360.
Laura Mitchell discusses recent employment law developments that will impact general counsel including pay equity, ESG and the Dobbs Decision in “GCs Should Take Note Of These 3 Employment Areas,” published by Law360.
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Donald “Donny” E. English, Jr. has been featured in The Daily Record as one of Maryland’s power players on its 2022 Business & Employment Law Power List. The List is comprised of the state’s most significant, influential, and respected business and employment law practitioners.
Across the country, voters will have the chance to weigh in on many statewide ballot measures that will set state minimum wages and other employment laws.
Partners Sid Lewis, Jane Heidingsfelder, Jason Culotta, and Alex Glaser co-authored the “Louisiana: Trends and Developments” section for the US Regional Employment 2022 Global Practice Guide, released by Chambers & Partners. In this section, they provided an overview of the latest labor union trends, offered insights to employers on defending against union organizing, and outlined key standards and developments from the Occupational Safety and Health Administation (OSHA). The attorneys discussed Louisiana state laws and regulations regarding medical marijuana in the workplace and summarized the key features of the recently passed Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2022 (SECURE Act 2.0).
Justices focus questions on educational benefits of diversity and any potential endpoint for race-conscious policies
For starters, don’t say anything about what anybody eats or doesn’t eat at work.
Here’s the truth about age bias. Like bias across other dimensions of diversity, it exists because it is woven into the cultural fabric of virtually every country worldwide.
I loathe performance reviews. Not because I’m a fragile millennial who can’t handle criticism (though, who actually enjoys criticism?), but because the idea of boiling a year of work and life and office machinations down to numbers on a screen seems reductive.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh said in an interview at the CNBC Work Summit that he does not expect mass layoffs and job growth should continue into next year.
The Kroger supermarket chain has settled a lawsuit via a consent decree with two former employees in Arkansas who claimed they were fired for refusing to wear aprons with a rainbow heart which they felt violated their religious beli