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Congress Votes to Impose Bargaining Agreement to Avoid Nationwide Railroad Strike

Both the House and Senate have passed legislation under the Railway Labor Act to avoid a railroad strike by imposing the bargaining agreement brokered by President Joe Biden in September 2022. The House already voted in favor of the legislation. (For details of the bill, see our article, President Biden Calls on Congress to Avoid... 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

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

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Jackson Lewis Named an IEL Elite Firm by International Employment Lawyer

NEW YORK, NY (December 2, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm has been named in the International Employment Lawyer’s IEL Elites guide, featuring the world’s strongest employment law practices. The guide recognizes Jackson Lewis as a leading U.S. labor and... More

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