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Top Five Labor Law Developments for January 2018

February 22, 2018 | Legal Update Article

Management-side labor and employment lawyer John Ring has been nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the vacant seat on the five-member National Labor Relations Board. If confirmed, Ring would replace former-Board Chairman Philip Miscimarra, a Republican, and restore a 3-2 Republican majority to the Board. Miscimarra’s term... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Dodd-Frank Act Whistleblower Protections

February 22, 2018 | Legal Update Article

The anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 protects only employees who complain directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Supreme Court has held in a unanimous decision. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, No. 16-1276 (Feb. 21, 2018). The Court... Read More

Maine Recreational Marijuana Law Limits Drug Testing, Disciplinary Consequences Imposed by Employers

February 21, 2018 | Legal Update Article

A provision of Maine’s recreational marijuana law prohibits employers from taking adverse employment actions for off-premises marijuana use, as of February 1, 2018. This law effectively prevents Maine employers from testing for marijuana for pre-employment purposes. The law also affects employers who employ employees subject to federal... Read More

Georgia Supreme Court Clarifies Insurance Company is Not ‘Financial Institution’ in Garnishment Law

February 20, 2018 | Legal Update Article

An insurance company named as a garnishee in a garnishment action is not a “financial institution” under Georgia’s garnishment statute when the garnishment is seeking earnings owed to its current or former employees. May 2016 Amendment Apparently responding to a federal judge’s 2015 ruling that portions of Georgia’s post-judgment... Read More

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Kathryn Russo's Congressional Testimony Before House Subcommittee Highlighted

February 21, 2018 | Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business

Kathryn Russo is highlighted for her recent Congressional testimony before House Subcommittees on the opioid epidemic and implications for workplaces in "Wake Up Call: Ex-Skadden Lawyer Gives Mueller Guilty Plea, Not Cooperation," published by Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

Jackson Lewis Attorney Kathryn J. Russo Testifies Before House Subcommittees on Impacts of Opioids in the Workplace

February 20, 2018 | Jackson Lewis

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 20, 2018) Kathryn J. Russo, Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C., testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions and the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections during a joint hearing on "The Opioids Epidemic: Implications for America's Workplaces" in... Read More

Joseph Lazzarotti Comments on Employee Monitoring Ethics

February 20, 2018 | Business News Daily

Joseph Lazzarotti comments on employers finding the balance between business interests and privacy rights with employee monitoring in "The Laws and Ethics of Employee Monitoring," Business News Daily. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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Feb 22

Raleigh, NC
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7th Annual Raleigh Workplace Law Symposium

February 22, 2018 - 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM EST
9401 Glenwood Ave. - Raleigh, NC
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Riverhead, NY
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SHRM Long Island Breakfast Series: 2017: A Year in Review

February 22, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST
1830 Route 25 - Riverhead, NY
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SHRM Puerto Rico Seminar: The #MeToo Movement: Strategies to Prevent Harassment and Protect Your Organization

February 22, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Arterial Hostos #239 - Capital Ctr. Bldg. - Hato Rey, PR
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Executive Series: Internal Investigations in the Weinstein and #MeToo Era

February 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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Immigration in the Crosshairs: Heightened I-9 Enforcement and Visa Challenges for Hospitality Employers

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