In a bylined article published in Medical Journal Houston, Brian London discusses a landmark Fifth Circuit case that will significantly alter the legal landscape for employers facing Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) lawsuits.
In a bylined article published in Law360, Joseph Nelson discusses several workplace policies that employers should review and refresh while trying to figure out how to fully reopen and welcome employees back to the office.
In a bylined article published in Texas Lawyer, Pamela Williams and Lariza Hebert provide some important considerations for employers as they manage their workforce through the COVID-19 vaccine rollout process.
In their article published by the Philadelphia Business Journal, Kelsey Beerer and Luke McDaniel break down the city’s new Black Workers Matter Economic Recovery Package for hospitality employers.
In a bylined article published on Above the Law, Emily Litzinger reflects on the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on women in the workforce and especially working mothers and women of color.
In their article for NJCPA, Kathleen Caminiti and Sarah Wieselthier explore the unique wage and hour issues New Jersey accounting practices must keep in mind as their workforce goes virtual. They emphasize an understanding of the state’s Wage Theft Act, one of the most stringent state laws protecting employees, as the basis for wage and hour considerations for employers.
In his article for the Employee Relations Law Journal, Clyde Jacob examines the Supreme Court’s successor employer doctrine and recent cases before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) involving the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The article, featured in the Spring 2021 edition, takes a close look at a unique area of corporate mergers and acquisitions particularly when a predecessor employer has employees represented by a labor union.
In a bylined article published by Construction Executive, Micah Dickie discusses what construction employers need to know about the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. He talks about when vaccines are expected to become available to construction employees and explains that there are situations where employers are permitted to require their workers to be vaccinated.
In a bylined article published in Law360, Steve Loewengart, Bob Robenalt, and Teresa Hardymon provide a detailed description of Ohio’s recently signed legislation known as the Employment Law Uniformity Act (“the Act”).
In a bylined article published by Crain’s Cleveland Business, Melanie Webber explains that it is vital for buyers and sellers of businesses to understand their legal obligations in relation to the seller’s union and work together to create a successful outcome.
- The adversity of a difficult year brought some lasting benefits for Fisher Phillips' Emily N. Litzinger.1.5.21
Don’t get me wrong, the last 10 months have been some of the most trying times of my life. My husband and I, both at pivotal points in our careers, have been abruptly isolated at home with our three young daughters for what feels like an eternity. Managing virtual school for my 7-year-old and trying to keep my 4- and 2-year-olds entertained has pushed us to our limits—in our careers, our marriage and our parenting practices. But as the year came to an end, and the rollout of vaccines brought hope, I found myself reflecting on the gifts this adversity have given me.
In her contributed piece for The American Lawyer, Emily Litzinger reflected on the silver linings that she, as a working mother in “big law,” will take away from the craziness of all that 2020 had to offer.
In his article published in LegalNews.com, Stephen Scott provides insights for employers on the COVID-19 vaccine in light of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) latest guidance.
In his bylined article published in Auto Dealer Today, David Jones provides employers with important information about their rights and obligations if the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency happens to show up at their dealership.
In his bylined article published in Medical Journal Houston, Kevin Troutman recaps the challenges of 2020 and explains how healthcare employers can learn from these experiences to help prepare for what they may face in 2021.
From workplace safety to new leave provisions, the employment law landscape was rocked in many unexpected ways this year.
In a co-authored article published by the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, George Adams and Paul Goatley discuss the issues that may arise with perfect attendance policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a bylined article published by Recruiter.com, Emily Litzinger acknowledges the unique situation the pandemic presents for employers who have been forced to rethink their typical holiday festivities while figuring out how to safely celebrate with their employees.
In their bylined article published by Law360, Meghan Delaney and Daniel O’Brien discuss some of the significant safety issues that can arise with remote employees.
- Manufacturers Should Prepare for a Return to More Aggressive Regulation and Employee-Friendly Legislation under the Biden Administration12.8.20
In a bylined article published by the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, Chantell Foley discusses several changes manufacturing employers might expect under the Biden administration and provides tips for how they can prepare for such changes.