Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Principal Justin W. McConnell in the firm’s Orlando office. Justin joins the firm from Fisher & Phillips LLP and brings with him invaluable experience in providing legal counsel and defense to both private and public-sector businesses across a variety of employment and business matters.
Archives for September 26, 2023
Kevin Lauri discusses the firm’s strong client base, positive profit growth and increased attorney headcount in 2023 in “Jackson Lewis Chair: It’s A Good Time For Workplace Law,” published by Law360.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that six partners, Geetha N. Adinata, Frank L. Day Jr., Patricia G. Griffith, Kimberly Ross, Mark Saloman, and Dawn Siler-Nixon were listed in Lawdragon’s 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers Guide in 2023. The list honors more than 200 attorneys who specialize in employment litigation, defending trade secret, discrimination, ERISA, wage and hour and other claims. Also, included are 75 immigration specialists and a similar number of employee benefits and executive compensation gurus. To view Lawdragon’s full 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers Guide, click here.
On September 14, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Employee Retention Credit (ERC) guidance placing a moratorium on processing new ERC claims due to a surge in questionable claim submissions.
On the heels of the U.S. Department of Labor’s announcing plans to revise its H-2A program, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is proposing amendments to its H-2A and H-2B regulations. The proposed changes would “ensure the integrity of the H-2 programs and enhance protections for workers.”
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I appeared on MSNBC’s 11th Hour with Stephanie Ruhle on Monday, September 25 to discuss the tentative agreement in the Writers Guild of America strike against the Hollywood studios and, briefly, the UAW strike agains the Big Three automakers.
I offered my view that this tentative agreement was another
California’s law on overtime pay differs substantially from the proposed rule on overtime pay recently issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, so employers will need to…
California employers will need to make changes to their background check and criminal history review process thanks to new Fair Chance Act (FCA) regulations taking effect Oct. 1.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals determined a deaf employee could proceed to trial over an employer’s failure to provide text message summaries of safety meetings and an interpreter at a disciplinary hearing as accommodations.
A federal trial court upheld a police dispatcher’s termination for failing to appropriately disclose her arrest for resisting a police officer, providing false information on her untimely written report of the incident and for being convicted of violating state law.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Gregg Orr Auto Collection, Inc., a company that provides administrative and operations services for a group of related automobile dealerships across Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Florida, violated federal law when it fired a longtime senior manager in its Texarkana, Texas, location to avoid its share of the
INDIANAPOLIS – Fricker’s U.S.A., LLC, and Fricker’s Holding Company, Inc., operators of the Fricker’s restaurant chain headquartered in Ohio, violated federal law by discriminating against males for jobs, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced in a lawsuit filed today.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor released today a commemorative resource guide about recruitment, hiring, and employment of individuals with disabilities, “Employment Protections Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: 50 Years of Protecting Americans with Disabilities in the Workplace.”
Grace McGuire says the general wording of an update to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work law leaves questions about how far it will be applied in terms of geographic requirements.
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