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Atlanta, Georgia 30309, United States
Contact: Kevin L. Sullivan, Chief Marketing Officer
Phone: (404) 240-4248
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  • Labor & Employment Law
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Hollywood Shines Light On Pay Disparity Issues

Oh, Hollywood. Reports emanating from the center of the U.S. film industry have put a spotlight (see what I did there?) on sexual harassment for several months. But the recent revelations regarding the pay disparities between…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

An Update from AGC’s Winter National Safety Committee Meetings.

Folks who follow my writing know that of the many groups to which I speak, the AGC National Safety Committee is my favorite. I love the industry and I value the clients and contacts who have become friends, even Bob Emmerich,…more
 /  Construction Law, Labor & Employment Law

Nationwide 7-Eleven Immigration Raids Herald New Worksite Enforcement Strategy

Slurpees are not the only ICE-y things being served at 7-Eleven these days. For the second time in five years, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided dozens of 7-Eleven stores across the country in search of…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

New York Court Says Retailer Not Responsible For Unforeseeable Violence Against Patron

A federal district court in Brooklyn recently held that an employer does not owe a duty to protect patrons from assault unless the attack was “reasonably foreseeable,” specifying that businesses would only be put on such notice…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

On-Demand Workers Help Both David and Goliath: Small Businesses Owners Continue to Embrace The Gig Economy in 2018

Amidst all of the year-end articles recapping the world of labor and employment law and predicting the upcoming legal trends for the year-to-come, Bloomberg BNA identified “The Gig Economy and Flex Work” as one of the top five…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Florida Lawmakers Introduce 2 Pay Equity Bills

The first day of the legislative session in Florida saw the introduction of two pay equity bills referred to as the “Senator Helen Gordon Davis Fair Pay Protection Act.” The bills, SB 594 and HB 393, would create additional…more
 /  Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

What’s The Frequency, Kenneth? How An R.E.M. Song Can Teach Workplace Violence Lessons

What can the connection between legendary alternative rock band R.E.M. and veteran reporter Dan Rather tell us about workplace safety? Most probably didn’t even realize these two popular culture figures had anything in common,…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

New Jersey Now Bans Breastfeeding Discrimination

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie began his final week in office by signing 40 bills into law, including an amendment to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination that immediately bars discrimination against breastfeeding…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Federal Appeals Court Breathes New Life Into Pay Equity Claim, While Imposing Higher Standard On Employers

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals just forced a public employer back into court to defend itself against a pay equity claim after a lower court had dismissed the lawsuit and cleared the employer from wrongdoing. In resurrecting…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

WEB EXCLUSIVE December 2017: The Top 14 Labor And Employment Law Stories

It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there were an unprecedented number of changes each month in 2017. December was no different,…more
 /  Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Time’s Up: Hollywood Activism May Soon Lead To Pay Equity Scrutiny At Your Workplace

The issue of gender equality in the workplace is staying firmly in the public eye with the creation of the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund. Supported by over 300 actresses, agents, writers, directors, producers, and entertainment…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

USDOL's Inflexible Intern Test Headed To The Shredder

The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) just announced that it will abandon its six-part test for determining whether interns qualify as employees after yet another court favored the alternative, primary beneficiary test. As we…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Labor Department Initiative Could Permit Gig Workers To Obtain Healthcare Benefits

Among my list of “must-read” workplace law summaries is the weekly “Punching In” column put out by Chris Opfer and Ben Penn over at Bloomberg Law’s Labor and Employment Blog every Monday morning. This week’s edition contains two…more
 /  Health, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Howard’s End of the Week Roundup. January 6, 2017

This Week’s Labor, Employment Law and OSHA Legal Developments - • Administration is resubmitting Scott Mugno for OSHA leader and shooting for a January 11 Committee hearing. • The vital US Labor Department Solicitor…more
 /  Administrative Law, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Sexual Harassment Takes Center Stage – California Legislature Responds With Flurry of Proposed Bills

The California Legislature reconvened on January 3 to begin the second year of the 2017-18 legislative session. As anticipated, sexual harassment appears to be the “hot topic” for the Legislature this year, with nearly a…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
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