Jerry L. Stovall, Jr.: Lawyer with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.

Jerry L. Stovall, Jr.

Partner
Baton Rouge,  LA  U.S.A.
Phone225.381.8042

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  • Labor & Employment
     
    University Baylor University, B.B.A., 1986
     
    Law SchoolBaylor University School of Law, J.D., 1989
     
    Admitted1989, Texas; 1994, Louisiana; all State and Federal Courts in Louisiana and Texas; U.S. Supreme Court
     
    Memberships 

    Professional Associations

    Baton Rouge Bar Association

    Louisiana State Bar Association

    Texas State Bar Association

    American Bar Association

    Board of Directors of the Greater Baton Rouge Society of Human Resource Managers, Member and Legislative Director

    Counsel to the Louisiana and Community Technical College System

    Counsel to the Baton Rouge Sports Association and Board Member

    Counsel to the Baton Rouge Amateur Athletic Association.

    Represents numerous private employers in the construction, service, chemical, health care and sales industries.

     
    BornSt. Louis, Missouri, April 11, 1964
     
    Biography

    Mr. Stovall concentrates his practice in the areas of labor & employment law, corporate formation, business, corporate and fiduciary litigation. Mr. Stovall represents individuals, private employers and public entities. Mr. Stovall is a frequent speaker, author and trainer, primarily in the areas of labor & employment law.

    Honors and Awards

    Ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Louisiana in the area of Labor & Employment in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

    Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013, 2014, 2015

    Publications

    “Be on the Lookout for Department of Labor’s “Administrator’s Interpretation” Clarifying Independent Contractor Status” 6/17/2015

    “OFCCP Posts Sample Affirmative Action Plans for Veterans and Persons with Disabilities” 6/15/2015

    “Why You Should Not Agree to Continue Health Insurance As Part of a Separation Agreement” June 2015

    “OSHA Issues a Transgender Bathroom Usage Guidance” 6/4/2015

    “US Department of Labor Releases New FMLA Forms” 6/3/2015

    “EEOC Initiates Paperless Online Charge System” May 2015

    “EEOC Finally Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Application of ADA to Employer Wellness Plans” April 2015

    “May an Employer Require a Medical Examination When an Employee Transfers from One Position to Another” March 2015

    “United States Department of Labor Announces Final Rule Regarding Definition of “Spouse” Under the FMLA” February 2015

    “OSHA Regulations Expanded to Require Automobile Dealers to Maintain OSHA 300 Logs” January 2015

    “A Couple Action Items for HR in 2015” January 2015

    “IRS Mileage Reimbursement Rate Increases for 2015” January 2015

    “U.S. Department of Justice Takes Position that Title VII Prohibits Gender Identity Discrimination” January 2015

    “At Least 21 States Raise Their Minimum Wage in 2014” January 2015

    “It’s Official, The EEOC Doesn’t Want Your Employees To Be Healthy” August 2014

    “NLRB Encourages Employees to Also File Complaints with OSHA and Department of Labor” August 2014

    “Department of Labor Issues a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Revise Definition of “Spouse” Under the FMLA” June 2014

    “Bullying In The Workplace-Address It Now Or Pay Later” April 2014

    “Fifth Circuit Holds that Confidentiality Agreement Prohibiting Disclosure of “Financial” and “Personnel Information” Violates NLRA” April 2014

    “Supreme Court Clarifies Employer Obligations to Pay for Time Spent Donning and Doffing Clothes” February 2014

    “New OSHA Regulations Tracking Workplace Injuries” January 2014

    “Exercise Caution When Granting Year-End Bonuses” December 2013

    “When Is a Full House Worse Than Two of a Kind? When the NLRB Is Involved” August 2013

    “Contrary to Public Opinion, You Can Still Conduct Criminal Background Checks-With Caution” June 2013

    “Department of Labor Issues New Regulations Regarding FMLA Military Leave” March 2013

    “What to Do When Employees Don't Show Up...” August 2012

    “EEOC Holds That Transgender Workers Are Protected by Title VII” 5/1/2012

    “Final ADAAA Regulations” 6/2/2011

    “2008 Legislature Expands Louisiana Noncompete Statute” August 2008

    Contributing author to the Texas Young Lawyers Association's publication, Texas Lawyers Professional Ethics, 3rd Edition

     
    ISLN903372303
     

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    Why You Should Not Agree to Continue Health Insurance As Part of a Separation Agreement
    Jerry L. Stovall, June 17, 2015
    Employers often agree to continue an employee’s health insurance coverage as part of a separation agreement. While this seems like a good idea, it can create significant unintended liability.

    EEOC Initiates Paperless Online Charge System
    Jerry L. Stovall, May 25, 2015
    On May 6, 2015, the EEOC announced that a dozen of its field offices will initiate a beta test of an online system for the filing of Charges. Under the new program employers will only receive an email notifying them that a Charge has been filed. They will not receive a paper copy of the Charge or...

    EEOC Finally Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Application of ADA to Employer Wellness Plans
    Jerry L. Stovall, May 4, 2015
    On April 16, 2015 the EEOC finally issued its long-promised Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("NPRM"). The NPRM may be viewed at: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/04/20/2015-08827/amendments-to-regulations-under-the-americans-with-disabilities-act#h-13. Members of the public...



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