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HTMLMississippi’s Newest Gun Law - and Its Impact on Businesses and Employers
Tammye Campbell Brown, Stephen J. Carmody, Christopher R. Fontan, Claire W. Ketner, Lauren O. Lawhorn; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2015, previously published on July 17, 2015
While most Mississippians were aware that, beginning July 1, 2015, the State no longer requires motorists to annually renew their vehicle’s inspection stickers, July 1st also ushered in a new wave of laws impacting gun rights within the State. And, as with the passage of the much more...

 

HTMLBreaking News: U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Guidance on “Employee vs. Independent Contractor” Misclassification
Tammye Campbell Brown, Stephen J. Carmody, Christopher R. Fontan, Claire W. Ketner, Lauren O. Lawhorn; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2015, previously published on July 15, 2015
On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued new guidance targeting employer misclassification of employees as independent contractors. Authored by David Weil, the head of the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division, the 15-page guidance (termed an “administrator’s...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Decision & Its Potential Impact on Employers
Christopher R. Fontan, Lane W. Staines; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2015, previously published on June 27, 2015
In a historic decision on Friday, June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court recognized a fundamental right for same-sex couples to marry throughout the country. In a 5-4 opinion, authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Court held that both the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the...

 

HTMLBREAKING NEWS: U.S. Department of Labor Releases Proposed Rule to Expand Employee Overtime Eligibility
Tammye Campbell Brown, Stephen J. Carmody, Christopher R. Fontan, Claire W. Ketner, Lauren O. Lawhorn; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 13, 2015, previously published on June 30, 2015
On Tuesday, the United States Department of Labor (the DOL) released its newest Proposed Rule that, if implemented, would broaden federal overtime pay regulations to cover 5 million additional workers who are currently exempt from overtime eligibility. Under the Proposed Rule, the DOL seeks to...

 

HTMLNLRB Issues Final Rule Altering Union Election Process
Tammye Campbell Brown, Stephen J. Carmody, Christopher R. Fontan, Claire W. Ketner, Lauren O. Lawhorn; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
March 12, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014
On December 12, 2014, a divided National Labor Relations Board issued and adopted a final rule amending its representation-case procedures-which drastically speeds up the union election process. The rule will be published in the Federal Register on December 15, and will take effect on April 14,...

 

HTMLMississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board Summary of Meeting Held November 4, 2014
R. Richard Cirilli, John E. Milner, Gene Wasson; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published on November 5, 2014
The Environmental Practice Group of the Brunini Law Firm publishes a summary of the proceedings of each monthly meeting of the Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board and of the Mississippi Commission on Environmental Quality. We strive to provide, in a succinct newsletter format, the key...