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Finding Diverse Talent in the Manufacturing Industry Revisited: A Skillful Scavenger Hunt

Even as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports increased hiring in the manufacturing industry over the last year, filling certain positions remain a challenge, especially for those that require highly skilled workers. Greater use of technology in the industry can help employers and recruiters successfully cast a wider net to attract... More

Automation as Response to Labor Shortage: Considerations for Manufacturing Industry

The move toward automation was underway in the manufacturing industry well before the current labor shortage triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, employee departures and the wage increases in an effort to retain and replace employees have forced employers to fast-track plans to implement automation technologies. More than 43... More

Retail Industry Workplace Law Update – Summer 2022

OSHA Turns Up the Heat on Enforcement With New Heat Hazard Emphasis Program The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has a new enforcement initiative that will target one of the agency’s top priorities: indoor and outdoor heat-related workplace hazards. Read full article … EEOC, DOJ Release Expectations on... More

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Marla N. Presley Voted President-Elect of Allegheny County Bar Association

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 29, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Pittsburgh Office Managing Principal and Litigation Manager Marla N. Presley has been elected as President-Elect of the Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) for the 2022 term. Marla will be sworn into office on July 1 and her term... More

Jackson Lewis Adds Charles H. Wilson as Houston Office Managing Principal

HOUSTON, TX (June 22, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Charles H. Wilson has joined the firm as Office Managing Principal in Houston. Charles joins the firm from Littler and has almost 25 years of experience in employment litigation.    “Charles is a seasoned litigator and... More

Jackson Lewis Names Melissa Ostrower Co-Leader of Employee Benefits Group

NEW YORK, NY (June 6, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Principal Melissa Ostrower has been appointed co-leader of its Employee Benefits group. Melissa has almost 15 years of experience in executive compensation and ERISA litigation matters and will lead the group alongside Principal Joy M.... More