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President Biden Calls on Congress to Avoid Mass Railroad Strike

President Joe Biden has asked Congress to step in and enact legislation in the hopes of preventing a nationwide railway strike. The move comes after four of 12 national railroad labor unions rejected a proposed bargaining agreement with the freight rail carriers, despite the president’s September involvement to broker a deal... More

Class Actions for Tuition Refunds Based on COVID-19 Pandemic Closure? Ohio Appeals Court Weighs In

College life was just one of the many things affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools around the country were forced to close academic buildings, residence halls, and other campus facilities and to pivot to online instruction to ensure the safety of students, faculty, and staff. As a result of these precautions, many higher... More

New York Student-Athletes Benefit From Their Name, Image, and Likeness Under New Law

The “New York Collegiate Athletic Participation Compensation Act” (S.5891-F/A.5115-E) allows New York college athletes to receive compensation for their name, image, and likeness (NIL) without losing their scholarships or eligibility. It also allows these players to use an attorney or agent for business deals without... More

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James F. Shea Named “Champion of Youth” Honoree by Our Piece of the Pie

HARTFORD, CT (November 28, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Principal and Hartford Office Litigation Manager James F. Shea has been named a “Champion of Youth” honoree by Our Piece of the Pie (OPP). The honorees were selected based on their dedication and support of... More

Jackson Lewis Adds Lynlee Wells Palmer in Birmingham Office

BIRMINGHAM, AL (November 16, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Lynlee Wells Palmer has joined the firm’s Birmingham office as a principal. Lynlee has more than 20 years of experience representing public and private employers in labor and employment law matters. “Lynlee is a... More

Mia Farber Named a Leader of Influence by Los Angeles Business Journal

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 8, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Mia Farber has been recognized on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2022 Leaders of Influence: Labor & Employment Attorneys list. The list is comprised of attorneys who have demonstrated a significant... More