Richard Cortizas, a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the New Orleans office, was mentioned in the Bloomberg Law column, “Wake Up Call: Elite U.S. Firms Ride ‘Frenzy’ of Dealmaking,” on his recent appointment as the first Chief Diversity Officer of Jones Walker.
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We are pleased that Jones Walker was included in BTI Consulting Group’s Most Recommended Law Firms 2021, a comprehensive report compiled based on BTI’s annual survey of more than 350 general counsel at large organizations across 15 industry segments.
Courtney Malveaux discusses legal and logistical challenges of workplace mask requirements in the wake of evolving CDC guidance and OSHA obligations in “Changing Mask Guidance Confuses Employers and Workers on Safety,” published by Bloomberg Law.
Courtney Malveaux discusses the logistical implications of a prospective heat standard anticipated from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in “OSHA Heat Standard Aimed at Indoor Workers,” published by EHS Today.
Craig Day and Kellie Thomas discuss recent changes from the Internal Revenue Service affecting when retirement plan sponsors may use the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System’s Self-Correction Program to correct failures by retroactive plan amendment in “IRS Updates Self-Correction Program for Retirement Plans,” published by SHRM.
Jackson Lewis is ranked no. 29 on the Law360 400 leaderboard tracking the largest law firms in the United States by domestic attorney headcount in “The Law360 400: Tracking The Largest US Law Firms,” published by Law360.
Schlag discusses preventive tips for mitigating risk related to increasing heat spikes across the United States in “States Create Heat Stress Standards to Protect Workers,” published by Business Insurance.
Hoping to set a model for employers nationwide, President Joe Biden will announce Thursday that millions of federal workers must show proof they’ve received a coronavirus vaccine or submit to regular testing and stringent social distancing, masking and travel restrictions.
Benjamin Tulis discusses the logistical implications of evolving workplace vaccination and mask requirements in Los Angeles in “San Francisco Clarifies Vaccination Mandate for High-Risk Jobs,” published by SHRM.
Michael Bertoncini discusses the implications of growing calls for COVID-19 vaccine requirements in the healthcare industry in “‘You’ve got to do the right thing’: 50 healthcare groups ask employers to mandate worker COVID vaccines — but one big obstacle remains,” published by Market Watch.
Matthew Nieman discusses the hiring, drug testing and workplace safety implications of a new law in Virginia loosening restrictions on marijuana posession in “New marijuana law in Virginia means some employers may change their drug testing policies as an employment condition,” published by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Daniel Schudroff discusses the prospective implications of the National Labor Relation’s Board’s new general counsel, Jennifer Abruzzo, ratifying actions taken by former acting general counsel Peter Sung Ohr in “First Up For New NLRB Top Lawyer: Protect Early Biden-Era Work,” published by Bloomberg Law.
Benjamin Tulis authors “Los Angeles County Mandates Mask Use Indoors Regardless of Vaccination Status,” published by SHRM.
CRM Manager Paige Bowser authors “Revamping Law Firm Marketing Lists — With Partner Buy-In,” published by Law360.
Please join us in congratulating Franczek P.C. Partner Jackie Gharapour Wernz and her family on their relocation to Dallas, Texas at the end of the month. Jackie’s husband, Matt, will be the new Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Southwest […]
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