Friday, May 29th, 2020

On May 26, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) most recent guidance to its Regional Administrators and State Plan Designees took effect. In this guidance—more formally known as the Revised Enforcement Guidance for Recording Cases of Coronavirus Disease…

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Monday, February 8th, 2016

The 2016 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature began on Tuesday, February 2. Once again, the anemic General Fund budget will likely be the dominant topic of conversation both in Montgomery and around the state. The House and Senate convened…

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced last Friday its proposal of a revised Employer Information Report (EEO-1) that will collect pay data from federal contractors and other employers with more than 100 employees. The notice of proposed changes, which…

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

On January 16, 2016 (“Implementation Day”), U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed that the International Atomic Energy Agency (“IAEA”) had verified Iran’s implementation of certain required measures designed to reduce Iran’s ability to produce weapons grade nuclear materials.  As…

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

The Alabama House and Senate returned from Spring Break to begin the second half of the 2012 Legislative Session. As anticipated, the focus shifted to the General Fund budget and immigration reform, among other topics. Tuesday, the House Ways and…

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Summary of Proposed Amendment’s to Alabama’s Immigration Law

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

On April 5, 2012, House Bill 658 was introduced in the Alabama House of Representatives by Representative Mickey Hammon to make changes to HB 56, last year’s strict immigration law. Numerous important changes are proposed. This Alert sets forth several…

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

The Alabama Legislature continued to focus on job creation as they reached the half-way point of the 2012 Regular Session and headed into a down week for spring break. Prior to the legislative week, Governor Bentley was forced to declare…

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C. is pleased to announce that Alvin K. Hope, II has joined the firm’s Mobile office. Mr. Hope is a member of the Public Finance and Governmental and Regulatory Affairs practice groups. Mr. Hope’s public finance…

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

This week the Alabama Legislature met for its 10th and 11th day of the 30-day 2012 Regular Session. While the House made some progress on legislation, the Senate essentially remained mired in a filibuster that severely limited its activity. On…

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

In a three page Order issued Thursday, March 8, 2012, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals extended the existing injunction of Alabama’s Immigration law to two additional sections of the law. Specifically, the Eleventh Circuit enjoined Sections 27 and 30….

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

With 9 meeting days completed, roughly one-third of the 2012 Legislation Session has come to a close. Governor Bentley outlined new legislation on Tuesday that would provide for an annual sales tax holiday covering items related to severe weather preparedness….

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

As week two of the 2012 Legislative Session came to a close on Thursday, the focus of the Alabama Legislature continued to be the jobs agenda advocated by both the Governor and House and Senate leaders. In particular, on Thursday…

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

On Tuesday, February 7, Lt. Governor Kay Ivey and House Speaker Mike Hubbard gaveled in their respective Houses to signify the start of the 2012 Regular Legislative Session. The legislature is expected to focus this session on job creation, economic…