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Employment Law After Hours VIDEO: What Is Employment Law After Hours?
June 3, 2022
Recently, Brennan, Manna & Diamond Director of Marketing, Jennifer Shankleton, sat down with BMD Partner Bryan Meek to discuss the creative process and strategy around launching the YouTube video podcast series Employment Law After Hours. ELAH was created during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic to help better inform employees on the most current employment law news in an efficient but also entertaining way. The series has now grown to reach not only Brennan, Manna & Diamond employees, but has now expanded to their individual clients who might be experiencing similar issues. Don’t forget to subscribe to their YouTube Channel!
Brennan, Manna, & Diamond
DOL Proposes New Rule Regarding Independent Contractor Status - But How Will the Election Affect Its Future?
September 24, 2020
On September 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a new proposed rule regarding employee and independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The full text of the proposed rule is available here. The rule's drafters intend to reduce uncertainty and enhance the precision and predictability of the long-standing "economic reality" test, which currently relies on a multifactor balancing test.
Russell T. Rendall
Families First Coronavirus Act (“FFCRA”) Under Attack
August 10, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Families First Coronavirus Act (“FFCRA” or “the Act”) went into effect on April 1, 2020 followed closely behind by the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Final Rule on the Act which, collectively, describe the obligations of employers as well as the rights of employees under the FFCRA’s paid sick time and expanded family medical leave provisions.
Jeff Miller & Bryan Meek with Monica Andress
Wrongful Death Lawsuits in the Wake of COVID-19
July 31, 2020
Several major “essential business” employers, including Walmart and Tyson, have been served with wrongful death lawsuits in relation to COVID-19. As many Ohio employees begin to return to work, employers should be prudent in following workplace safety practices.
Krista D. Warren
Back to Work: Employer Documents
May 20, 2020
The return of the workforce brings a renewed set of documentation requirements for employers, particularly those employers with fewer than 500 employees and any companies who received PPP funds. Back in March, employers needed a COVID-19 Leave Form and a Remote Work Policy, but things have changed.
Jeffrey Miller & Amanda Waesch
Record Keeping Requirements to Receive FFCRA IRS Tax Credit
April 2, 2020
On April 1, 2020, the IRS and Department of Labor issued temporary regulations to provide clarity regarding the documents required by employees requesting leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the documentation that employers need to maintain.
Bryan Meek, Esq. and Monica Andress