As previous pieces I have written for this blog demonstrate, I am a huge track and field fan, so much so that I listen to multiple track-related podcasts, watch meets on television whenever I can, and once got embarrassingly excited when I came across sprinter Mike Rodgers DJing in an
FordHarrison was listed number ten on National Law Journal’s 2021 Women’s Scorecard, a part of the NLJ 500 firm head count report. The Women in Law Scorecard ranks the nation’s largest law firms by representation of women attorneys and we are thrilled to have been ranked in the top ten three years in a row!
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Atlanta partner, Sarah Pierce Wimberly and F&H Solutions Group President, Jerry Glass, have been named co-leaders of the firm’s Airline service group. Sarahwill serve as the firm’s Head of Airline Litigation/Arbitration and Jerry will serve as the firm’s Head of Airline Labor/Consulting.
When the pandemic hit last year and turned the world upside down, I found myself searching for solace and a much-needed laugh in the form of my favorite show of all time, The Office. Apparently, I’m not alone. According to Nielsen, Americans streamed over 57 billion minutes of The
Executive Summary: On June 15, 2021, the Southern District of Florida granted summary judgment in favor of employer Barrier Technologies, LLC (“Barrier Technologies” or the “employer”), a manufacturer of radiation protection products, on former employee Tracey Graham’s (“Graham” or the “employee”) claim of retaliation under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”), Division E of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”).
Executive Summary: As noted by John Edler Robison, author of Look Me in the Eye (a memoir detailing his life with Asperger syndrome and savant abilities), “neurodiversity is the idea that neurological differences like autism and [attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (“ADHD”)] are the result of normal, natural variation in human genome” and are “not the result of disease or injury.”
Jeff Mokotoff was featured in the Law360 article “Georgia’s Biggest Appellate Rulings Of 2021 So Far”.
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Partner’s Jill Harrison and Nancy Holt were featured in the EHS Today News article, “EEO-1 Filing Deadline Is Now Aug. 23”. The article features quotes from both partners regarding The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s extension decision.
In May 2011, Georgia’s Restrictive Covenant Act (OCGA 13-8-50 et seq.) (“RCA”) became effective and applied to all agreements executed on or after May 11, 2011.
I have two teenage sons, so I’ve watched all that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has to offer. (“Sure, blame it on the kids, dork.” “Shut up, Internal Monologue—this doesn’t concern you.”) This spring, Marvel rolled out its latest offering, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, featuring Falcon (“Sam Wilson,” played by Anthony
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has extended the deadline to submit and certify 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 Data to August 23, 2021. As discussed in our prior Alert, the EEOC announced the opening of 2019 and 2020 Component 1 Data Collection on April 26, 2021, and originally set July 19, 2021 as the filing deadline.
Executive Summary: June is Pride Month. On June 16, 2021, Miguel Cardona, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education (the “Department”) under President Joe Biden, issued a Notice of Interpretation stating that Title IX protections extend to gay and transgender students.
FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, is pleased to announce that 18 Florida-based attorneys have been selected to the 2021 list of “Florida Super Lawyers” and “Florida Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers magazine.
On Monday, June 21, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing limits on the tip credit employers can take during workweeks when tipped employees perform work that “directly supports” tipped work (“directly supporting work”) but does not itself produce tips.