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 designed to provide relief and health care assistance during and as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Employment lawyers dare not turn away from their news feeds lest they miss the next critical event in key employment issues playing out in recent months.
Everything old is new again. Employers in 2017 watched as a myriad of regulations, agency positions, and employment definitions were rolled back to pre-Obama status. What happened in 2017, and what developments should employers be alert to in 2018?
These days, attorneys and in-house legal departments can easily get caught up in the electronic evidence frenzy and lose sight of the basics. And in their rush to embrace the ever-evolving world of electronic evidence, they may find themselves expending significant time, resources, and money on digital collection and authentication procedures—measures that often prove entirely unnecessary.
Employee leave laws offer employees a variety of protections but can create a confusing compliance situation for employers.
Leslie J. Bryan, former partner and counsel at Doffermyre Shields Canfield & Knowles, LLC, has joined the Atlanta office of Lawrence & Bundy LLC as counsel.