Legal Articles: Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC

 







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HTMLDepartment Of Labor Announces Increase in Wage & Hour Penalties for Employers
Christopher R. Fontan; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 23, 2016, previously published on July 11, 2016
When it comes to wage and hour issues, most U.S. employers are focused on preparing for the Department of Labor’s (DOL) much-debated New Overtime Rule that is set to go into effect on December 1, 2016. Most notably, under the New Overtime Rule, the requisite salary level for exempt employees...

 

HTMLMississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board Summary of Meeting Held May 10, 2016
John E. Milner, Gene Wasson; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on May 30, 2016
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Permit Board (Board) convened its regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on May 10, 2016 at the offices of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality in Jackson. Mr. David H. Snodgrass, RPG chaired the meeting. The Board approved minutes...

 

HTMLFive Things I Learned Coaching Little League Baseball
Thomas E. Walker; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 13, 2016
This spring, I returned to the wondrous fields of little league baseball and was fortunate enough to relive some of my happiest memories as a child through the eyes of my oldest son, whom I had the pleasure to coach. If you know me at all, you know that I love baseball, but I can’t think of...

 

HTMLMississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board Summary of Meeting Held June 14, 2016
John E. Milner, Gene Wasson; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 22, 2016
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Permit Board (Board) convened its regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on June 14, 2016 at the offices of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality in Jackson. Mr. David H. Snodgrass, RPG chaired the meeting.

 

HTMLOSHA Releases Final/Updated Workplace Injury Reporting Rule
Tammye Campbell Brown, Stephen J. Carmody, Christopher R. Fontan, Claire W. Ketner, Lauren O. Lawhorn; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2016, previously published on May 11, 2016
On Wednesday, May 11, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finalized a newly updated Rule governing employer responsibilities in recordkeeping and reporting regarding workplace injuries and illnesses. Effective in January 2017, the new Rule requires employers to...

 

HTMLAre You Ready?-(For Expanded 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
June 16, 2016, previously published on May 30, 2016
BREAKING: The United States Department of Labor (the DOL) has released its Final Rule that will broaden federal overtime pay regulations to cover 4.2 million additional workers who are currently exempt from overtime eligibility. The Final Rule updates the regulations governing which executive,...

 

HTMLU.S. EEOC Alters Key Investigation Procedures
Tammye Campbell Brown, Stephen J. Carmody, Christopher R. Fontan, Claire W. Ketner, Lauren O. Lawhorn; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2016, previously published on March 2, 2016
Since the beginning of 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has made several key changes to its standard operating procedures concerning the handling and investigation of charges of discrimination. The result of these changes continues the recent trend of bolstering legal...

 

HTMLU.S. Department of Labor’s Final Overtime Rule Not Expected in 2nd Half of 2016
Tammye Campbell Brown, Stephen J. Carmody, Christopher R. Fontan, Claire W. Ketner, Lauren O. Lawhorn; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
January 29, 2016, previously published on December 31, 2015
Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a series of proposed changes to its federal regulations regarding worker classification. If implemented, the highly controversial rule would require U.S. employers to potentially re-classify over 5 million workers as...

 

HTMLNew NLRB Ruling Expands “Joint Employer” Standard
Tammye Campbell Brown, Stephen J. Carmody, Christopher R. Fontan, Claire W. Ketner, Lauren O. Lawhorn; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on September 4, 2015
With a recent decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced broad changes to its “joint employer” standard by creating a new test that is virtually guaranteed to result in more findings of a “joint employer” relationship under the National Labor Relations Act...