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OSHA Increases Penalties for 2023

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has increased its minimum and maximum penalties for workplace safety and health violations by 7.7 percent effective January 17, 2023. Today, a “serious” violation can cost up to $15,625, and a “willful” or “repeat” violation can cost up to $... More

Illinois Supreme Court Eliminates Possibility of One-Year Statute of Limitations for BIPA Claims

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled out the possibility of a one-year statute of limitations for claims under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). Tims v. Blackhorse Carriers, Inc., No. 127801 (Feb. 2, 2023). In answer to the certified question of whether the limitations period under section 13-201 of the... More

(Mothering) Justice Denied: Legislative Amendments to Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Upheld

The Michigan legislature was within its authority to amend two ballot initiatives in 2018, one to significantly raise the minimum wage and the other to greatly expand the availability of paid sick leave to employees, the Michigan Court of Appeals has held. Mothering Justice v. Attorney General, 2023 Mich. App. LEXIS 625 (Mich. Ct. App.... More

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Peter J. Woo Named Board Chairperson and President of Asian American Insurance Network

IRVINE, CA (February 2, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Peter J. Woo has been appointed as Board Chairperson and President of the Asian American Insurance Network (AAIN). In this role, Peter will help further the organization’s mission which is dedicated to the... More

Nita Parikh Selected to Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys List

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 26, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Principal Nita Parikh has been featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2023 Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys list. This award honors minority attorneys considered to be particularly impactful on... More

Jonathan O. Harris Joins Jackson Lewis in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN (January 10, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Jonathan O. Harris has joined the firm’s Nashville office as a principal. Jon joins the firm from Ogletree Deakins and has nearly 20 years of experience in labor and employment law matters. “Jon’s substantial... More