Governor Northam Signs Executive Orders Imposing Further Phase 3 Restrictions: What Does It All Mean For Your Business?
On November 13, 2020, Governor Northam signed Executive Order 63 and Executive Order 67, updating the business operating guidelines issued earlier this year in response to Covid-19. Each order contains modifications to specific industry guidelines as well as general public restrictions and new enforcement measures.
Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: Uniform Guidelines On Employee Selection Procedures
Companies are putting pressure on their human resources departments and recruitment programs to ramp up the diversity of their workforce. Before charging forward, it is best to pause to review the permissibility and effectiveness of recruiting programs, employment tests, and selection procedures.
Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys Member Spotlight: Bob Yates
This month, Richmond partner Bob Yates is the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys spotlighted member.
Don’t Delay in Returning Military Servicemembers to Jobs
When employees are ready to return to work from military service, USERRA requires immediate action to put them back on the employment payrolls. Employers shouldn’t hesitate.
California Does It Again: What Is Senate Bill 1383 and How Will It Impact Your Business?
SB 1383 signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 17, 2020, expands the CFRA to private employers of five or more employees and eliminates the requirement that employees work within 75 miles of the worksite.
CDC Updates Guidance on “Close Contact” with Individuals Who May Have COVID-19
On Wednesday Oct. 21, the CDC updated its guidelines for tracking transmission of COVID-19. The CDC maintains that contact tracing be conducted for close contacts of laboratory confirmed or probable COVID-19 patients.
Gymboree Group, Inc. Prevails Against Deutsche Bank
O’Hagan Meyer represented the Gymboree Group, Inc. and affiliates against claims by Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, in an Adversary Proceeding in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Virginia, arising from one of the largest retailer Chapter 11 cases filed in recent years. All defendants prevailed on motions for summary judgment, on all claims, resulting in dismissal of the entire case, by memorandum opinion.
Litigation and Labor & Employment Law Virtual Breakfast Meeting
The Atlanta Bar Association’s Litigation Section is hosting a joint Zoom breakfast meeting Friday, October 9th at 8am EST with the Employment Law section. According to the section, this discussion will cover the “Emerging Exposures in Employment Litigation from Covid-19.” Jaime Duguay of our Philadelphia office is a panelist alongside Marcus Keegan from Keegan Law Firm, LLC, Kenneth Winkler of Berman Fink Van Horn P.C. and Ariel Zion of Insight Global, LLC.
New Illinois BIPA Ruling
Today, The Illinois Appellate Court, First District, entered a long anticipated Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) ruling in McDonald v. Symphony Bronzeville Park LLC.
O’Hagan Meyer Announces the Promotion of Paige Canepari to Partner in the Chicago Office
O’Hagan Meyer is pleased to announce the promotion of Paige Canepari to Partner in the Chicago Office. Ms. Canepari joined O’Hagan Meyer in 2017. She came to O’Hagan Meyer with over ten years of litigation experience. Her experience will further enhance O’Hagan Meyer’s depth in professional liability, commercial and civil litigation.