The pace of employment law change continues to accelerate. We are often told the only constant is change. But can anything top the amount of unanticipated change experienced in 2020? To succeed in this chaotic environment, employers need to be prepared to quickly recognize and adapt to new paradigms in the workplace. Here are issues and potential changes employers should consider as 2021 kicks off.
Lawrence & Bundy LLC has again been ranked as a U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The firm is proud to have been on the list every year since its inception. Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firm” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a
Today, the new Department of Labor (“DOL”) regulations interpreting the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) take effect. The revisions (“Revised Regulations”) to the April 2020 Final Rule (“Final Rule”) interpreting the FFCRA address four parts of the Final Rule struck down last month by a federal district court judge.
On June 17, 2020, the EEOC updated its guidance, What You Should Know About Covid-19, the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws, regarding what testing employers may require for employees re-entering the workplace.
In a landmark 6-3 decision, the Court considered whether Title VII prohibits employment discrimination based on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LTBT) status.
On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “FFCRA”). The legislation, a response to the pandemic COVID-19, also referred to as the “novel coronavirus,” is an emergency supplemental appropriations act ...
Now that some states are preparing to lift shelter-in-place orders that would allow businesses to reopen, employers are trying to determine the best way to have their employees return to work despite the continuing risks presented by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
The ABA Well-Being Pledge & Campaign is designed to support lawyer well-being and address the profession’s troubling rates of alcohol and other substance-use disorders, as well as mental health issues.
Happy New Year as we enter this new decade. 2019 saw a number of changes in the employment law landscape, and this year will undoubtedly see even more. Click here to read this year’s resolutions.
Lawrence & Bundy’s Allegra Lawrence-Hardy and Kathy Glennon explore how the #MeToo movement has impacted the legal landscape and the workplace in the last two years, discuss red flags for employers and offer tips on mitigating risk.