Posted by Diana Lauritson on Jun 13, 2013
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney John J. Egbert speaks with Elizabeth Erwin of KPHO CBS 5 News about the immigration reform bill and how it would impact Valley businesses and the economy if it passes. John J. Egbert is a Labor & Employment attorney at the firm’s Phoenix office.
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Posted by Diana Lauritson on May 10, 2013
PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 10, 2013) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC announced that twenty-one attorneys have been listed in Southwest Super Lawyers® magazine for 2013, including four 2013 Southwest Rising Stars.
The Jennings Strouss attorneys listed in 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers are:
Gerald W. Alston – Business Litigation
John R. Christian – Tax
Frederick M. Cummings – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Richard K. Delo – Personal Injury Defense: Medical...
Posted by Diana Lauritson on May 9, 2013
By Keith F. Overholt
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) exceeded its statutory authority when it promulgated a rule requiring businesses to display a poster informing employees of their right to form or join a union. The rule would have required more than 6 million employers, mostly small businesses, to display an 11” x 17” notice onsite in a prominent location explaining the rights workers have to join a...
Posted by Diana Lauritson on Mar 13, 2013
By John J. Egbert
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised Form I-9 on March 8, 2013, Employers must complete a Form I-9 for each employee hired in the United States. Employer should immediately begin using the revised form. Earlier versions (dated 02/02/09 and 08/07/09) may also be used, but only until May 7, 2013. After that date, employers must use only the newly-revised form. The revised form may be found on the government’s website...
Posted by Diana Lauritson on Jan 25, 2013
By Keith Overholt
Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that President Obama’s recess appointment of NLRB Members Block, Flynn and Griffin were unconstitutional because the vacancies which they filled did not arise during “the Recess” of the Senate and the appointments were not made during “the Recess”. The court held that recess appointments must be made in the Recess between Congressional Sessions and not when Congress is merely on a...
Posted by Diana Lauritson on Jan 24, 2013
By Janet B. Hutchison
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has dealt another blow to employers who lose a labor dispute under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). In a recent decision, Latino Express, Inc. v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 777, 359 NLRB No. 44 (2012), the NLRB ruled that employers will be required to compensate employees for any extra taxes the employee would incur resulting from lump-sum backpay awards. Further, the NLRB held that employers must...
Posted by danderson on Jan 9, 2013
Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis has stepped down after one term in the Obama administration. Read the story as reported by ABC News.
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