Sherry Travers

Sherry Travers


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Zika Virus – Concerns for U.S. Employers and Protections for Employees

Although the Zika Virus has been in the news since early January, the active transmission of the virus by mosquitos in Miami, Florida, along with the Zika-related challenges faced by individuals travelling to Rio de Janerio...more

8/5/2016 - CDC Employer Liability Issues Infectious Diseases NIOSH OSHA Pregnancy Public Health World Health Organization Zika

Labor & Employment Issues Facing the Healthcare Industry

Public discourse on "healthcare" has focused primarily on health insurance and the significant changes made by the Affordable Care Act. But what about the providers of healthcare—the doctors, nurses, hospitals, pharmaceutical...more

4/12/2016 - Antitrust Provisions Ban the Box Corporate Restructuring Discrimination False Claims Act (FCA) Federal Contractors Harassment Health Care Providers Hiring & Firing NLRA NLRB OFCCP OSHA Unions Wage and Hour WARN Act Whistleblowers Workplace Safety

The Flurry of New Employment Laws Regulating the Use of Criminal Records Continues with Expanded Restrictions in Indiana, North...

The public policy interests supporting employment-related protections for ex-offenders, including encouraging ex-offenders to reenter the workforce, are detailed in the updated EEOC Enforcement Guidance, titled “Consideration...more

6/11/2013 - Background Checks Criminal Background Checks Criminal Records Expungement Hiring & Firing New Legislation Title VII

Illegal Workers Can Recover Lost Wages for Texas Tort Claims

A recent decision from the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Dallas held that federal immigration laws do not preclude illegal workers from recovering damages, including lost wages, for Texas tort claims. ...more

2/14/2013 - IRCA Lost Wages Preemption State Immigration Laws State Law Tort Claims Undocumented Immigrants

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