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Architecture Firm Recognizes First Private-Sector Architects Union

Historically, unions have had success organizing the core manual laborers in the construction industry. The formation of the first union of architects at a private-sector architecture firm in the country suggests that union activity could spread to other types of workers. Many construction industry employers regularly work with unions... More

Wrap Up of California’s 2022 Legislative Session – What Employers Need to Know

California’s 2022 legislative session ended with numerous bills affecting employers and employment practices and procedures in the Golden State. Governor Gavin Newsom signed more than 30 of those bills into law, including bills on pay transparency, cannabis use, and COVID-19. Some of the new laws affecting the day-to-day... More

Puerto Rico Expands Coverage of Sexual Harassment Law, Requires Employers to Adopt a Protocol

Puerto Rico has amended its sexual harassment law to expand coverage to interns and to require employers to adopt a protocol to investigate sexual harassment allegations. Act 17-1988 prohibits sexual harassment and set forth penalties against employers and individuals that engage in the prohibited conduct. On September 28, 2022, the... More

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Susan M. Corcoran Named a Volunteer of the Year Honoree by Pro Bono Partnership

NEW YORK, NY (September 23, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce White Plains Principal Susan M. Corcoran has been named a 2022 Volunteer of the Year (VOTY) honoree by Pro Bono Partnership. The VOTY award honors the dedication and commitment of volunteers across each of the organization’s... More

Michelle K. Meek Returns to Jackson Lewis in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 1, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Michelle K. Meek has re-joined the firm’s San Diego office as a principal. Michelle was previously senior counsel at Buchalter where she focused her litigation practice on representing employers in labor and employment and... More

Jackson Lewis Adds David M. McLaughlin in Silicon Valley

SAN JOSE, CA (August 25, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce David M. McLaughlin has joined the firm’s Silicon Valley office as a principal. David joins the firm from Ropers Majeski where he was a partner and chair of the firm's Employment practice group. “David is a seasoned... More