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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

Supreme Court Justice Breyer Officially Retires; Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn In as Associate Justice

Justice Stephen Breyer officially retired from active service on the U.S. Supreme Court as of noon on June 30, 2022. As covered in The Road to the U.S. Supreme Court series, Justice Breyer previously announced his intent to retire at the close of the Court’s current term, which ended the morning of June 30. The Honorable... More

Illinois CROWN Act Expands Human Rights Law to Ban Race-Related Hair Discrimination

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed into law the “Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair” Act, or CROWN Act, which prohibits hair discrimination. The CROWN Act amends the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) to provide that the IHRA’s definition of “race,” and therefore the protections... 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 Earns #16 Spot on The American Lawyer's Diversity Scorecard

NEW YORK, NY (June 14, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm jumped to #16 on The American Lawyer’s 2022 Diversity Scorecard, moving up 60 spots from the previous year. The Scorecard ranks law firms based on percentage of diverse lawyers in their U.S. offices. “The key to... More