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

 







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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...

 

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...

 

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 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...