If you’re calling the federal courts today (Friday), odds are you may not get someone. Yesterday, President Biden signed a bill making it law that Juneteenth (which is a Saturday) is now a federal holiday. The day commemorates the end of slavery in the United States when Union general Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and
Mandating Vaccines at Workplace Is Legal, Says Court
Over the last few months, I’ve noted here and elsewhere that employers can very likely mandate vaccines.
Now are starting to see the first court cases confirm this.
In a decision issued over the weekend, a federal court in Texas rejected claims by a class of workers at a Houston hospital that the hospital’s policy…
Antitrust and Employment Law: A Match Made for…Prison?
Why do Human Resources Professionals and Employment Law Attorneys need to worry about antitrust law?
I’ll confess it’s not a question that many of us thought we would need to answer. I didn’t take the class on antitrust law in law school.
But over the last few years, antitrust law HAS been creeping more and…
The Best Laid Plans on Overtime, Or, When “Stuff” Happens
I had a lot of plans this week to do another deep dive into an employment law issue but then, well, let’s just say life happens.
Among the things? Lots of questions from clients about the new overtime rules. While everyone has had months to plan, there are definitely a few procrastinators out there.