The House recently passed the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (the PRO Act) 225-206, a bill that contains the most significant expansion of labor rights since the 1930s-era New Deal. Through a number of provisions applicable to both…(more about )
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA-21), providing continued economic relief to individuals, businesses, and governments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many of the provisions of…(more about )
On Thursday, January 21, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an executive order on “Protecting Worker Health and Safety,” during the COVID-19 pandemic. The order states that “ensuring the health and safety of workers is a national priority…(more about )
On December 22, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule related to compensating tipped employees. The final rule modifies federal regulations in the following ways:
With the increase in unemployment filings and the expansion of unemployment benefits brought on by COVID-19, states across the country, including Kansas and Missouri, have experienced a significant rise in unemployment claim fraud due to…(more about )
Unfortunately, the topic of terminations and layoffs has become an important one for many employers in 2020. On October 27, Martin Pringle attorneys Terry Mann and Lora Jennings Mizell hosted a virtual discussion for the firm's clients and…(more about )
Thank you to those who were able to join Martin Pringle attorneys Rick Thompson and Ashlyn Lindskog for a virtual discussion on October 14, 2020, about what employers need to know about I-9 compliance in 2020 and current immigration issues…(more about )