Susan Groff, Tasos Paindiris and Kathryn Russo author “Employers Should Note Post-Midterms State Law Changes,” published by Law360.
Archives for November 16, 2022
Ryan Lessmann Comments on Trending Workplace Issues Affecting Employment Law
Ryan Lessmann comments on current trends affecting the workforce and how they may change future labor and employment law guidelines in “‘Best Law Firms’ on the Latest in Labor and Employment Law” published by Law Week Colorado.
Tammie Garner Discusses the Benefits of Legal Writing Tools in Law Firms
Tammie Garner discusses the benefits of legal writing tools and how it provides valuable feedback for attorneys in “How BigLaw Is Using Writing Tools To Maximize Attys’ Time,” published by Law360.
Jackson Lewis Adds Lynlee Wells Palmer in Birmingham Office
Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Lynlee Wells Palmer has joined the firm’s Birmingham office as a principal. Lynlee has more than 20 years of experience representing public and private employers in labor and employment law matters.
Employers Should Note Post-Midterms State Law Changes
As the final tally of ballots comes in for many electoral races across the country, the outcomes of the various state ballot measures that were also part of the Nov. 8 midterm elections could require changes to employers’ policies and procedures.
U.S. Supreme Court Refuses Review of Case Involving Technical Issue With Plaintiff’s EEOC Charge
Refusing to weigh in on the impact of a plaintiff’s failure to verify her discrimination charge filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Supreme Court lets stand the lower court’s conclusion that the plaintiff’s failure to verify her charge barred her from filing a lawsuit. Mosby v. City of Byron, No. 21-10377, 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 10436 (11th Cir. Apr. 18, 2022), cert. denied, No. 22-283 (U.S. Nov. 7, 2022).
Insurer Wins Appeal, Securing Reversal of ALJ Workers’ Comp Ruling
The Kansas Workers Compensation Appeals Board reversed an administrative law judge ruling against an insurance services company, agreeing with Goldberg Segalla partner James R. Hess the employer did not receive sufficient notice of the claimant’s alleged injury.
Keystone Foods LLC to Pay $60,000 to Settle EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit
Eufaula, Alabama Facility Refused to Rehire Qualified, Eligible Former Employee Who Previously Reported Unfair and Discriminatory Treatment During Pregnancy
Sacramento Paper Plant to Pay $385,000 to Settle EEOC Race Harassment Lawsuit
Paper manufacturers Packaging Corporation of America Central California Corrugated, LLC. (PCA) and Schwarz Partners LP will pay $385,000 and implement preventative measures to settle a racial harassment lawsuit seeking relief for two African American men who worked at a manufacturing plant located in McClellan, California, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today.
How to Respond When an Employee Shares a Mental Health Challenge
Be prepared for the next conversation.
Senate Votes to Advance Same-Sex Marriage Legislation
A dozen Republicans join Democrats in vote, which opens effort to pass bill in both houses of Congress by end of year
Proximity bias hurts workers and businesses. Here are 3 ways to avoid it
To recruit and retain diverse talent, leaders need to minimize the risk of proximity bias.
A Calif. law that takes wage-setting power from fast-food bosses sparks fight
The law stands out at a time when efforts abound nationally to strengthen workers’ rights, unions pledged to defend it
The Top 8 Biggest Mistakes New Bosses Make, and How to Avoid Them
There’s a strong learning curve to leadership, but newly-promoted managers should aim to avoid these key mistakes.
Alabama food processing plant to pay $60,000 to settle pregnancy discrimination lawsuit
Keystone Foods has agreed to pay $60,000 to settle a federal lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a former employee at the company’s Eufaula food processing plant.