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What Employers Need to Know About Monkeypox

Monkeypox (MPV) is the latest virus to catch wide attention. But it is important for employers to keep in mind that MPV is not COVID-19. Nevertheless, there are steps employers can take. Background On July 23, 2022, the Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared MPV a public health emergency of international concern.... More

Miya’s Law: Florida Landlords Must Conduct Specific Background Checks for Their Apartment Employees

Florida’s new Miya’s Law, Fla. Stat. 83.515, imposes background screening and other specific requirements on landlords regarding their employees who work in apartments that can be classified as “nontransient” or “transient.” Miya’s Law is named after Miya Marcano, who was killed in her... More

Massachusetts Enacts CROWN Act, Prohibiting Discrimination Against Protective Hairstyles

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has signed the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act (CROWN Act) into law, making Massachusetts the 18th state to enact such a law. The CROWN Act expands the definition of discrimination based on race to prohibit discrimination based on natural and protective hair, including hair... More

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Jackson Lewis Achieves Gold Standard Certification From The Women In Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF)

NEW YORK, NY (August 8, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce its certification as a Gold Standard Firm by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for the 11th consecutive year. The WILEF Gold Standard Certification is awarded to firms who have successfully demonstrated that women represent a... More

Joseph J. DiPalma Honored As A 2022 Rising Star Honoree

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 3, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Joseph J. DiPalma has been named a 2022 Rising Star-40 Under 40 honoree by the Business Council of Westchester (BCW). The winners will be honored in a ceremony at Million Air on September 20. “Joe is a talented employment... More

Jackson Lewis Names Ryan P. Lessman and Patricia Anderson Pryor Client Solutions Leaders

NEW YORK, NY (July 13, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Ryan P. Lessman and Patricia Anderson Pryor have been appointed firmwide Client Solutions Leaders (CSOLs). Their newly created roles focus on overseeing and coordinating the work of the firm’s practice group leaders, industry group... More