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Robotic Systems Compel OSHA to Consider Revising Its Lockout/Tagout Standard

Manufacturers’ increasingly advanced robotic systems have made the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) standard for the Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) impractical, even obsolete, in many workplaces. The new technology is forcing change in a standard that appears among the top 10 cited by OSHA... More

Cap on Punitive Damages is Constitutional, Georgia Supreme Court Holds

A $250,000 cap in punitive damages is constitutional, the Georgia Supreme Court has confirmed, upholding the trial court’s decision to substantially reduce a $50 million verdict to $250,000. Taylor v. Devereux Found., Inc., Nos. S22A1060, S22X1061, 2023 Ga. LEXIS 63 (Mar. 15, 2023). Additionally, the Court ruled that the... More

Weeding Out Employees: The Ups and Downs of Drug-Testing Manufacturing Workforce

Finding and keeping dependable employees has always been a priority for employers. For manufacturers, drug testing is a tried-and-true method of weeding out employees who may be less dependable. However, the COVID-19 pandemic and changing laws have significantly impacted the employment landscape. Now might be a good time for... More

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Kevin Lauri Discusses Jackson Lewis’ Revenue Growth and High Client Demand in 2022

Kevin Lauri discusses the firm’s stable client base and positive profit growth in the past year in "Stable Clients Propelled Jackson Lewis' Demand and Revenue Growth in 2022," published by The American Lawyer. Subscription may be required to view article    More

Jackson Lewis Appoints New Leadership in Hartford Office

HARTFORD, CT (March 14, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce James F. Shea has been elevated to Hartford office managing principal (OMP). Jim succeeds Tanya A. Bovée, who is stepping down to focus on her growing practice. Allison P. Dearington will assume the role of office... More

Jackson Lewis Names Jason C. Gavejian Berkeley Heights Office Managing Principal

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ (March 10, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Jason C. Gavejian has been elevated to Berkeley Heights office managing principal (OMP). Jason, who also co-leads the firm’s national Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity group, succeeds Richard J. Cino, who is stepping down to... More