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Friday, February 14th, 2020

Legislative Update — Week 2 The second week of the 2020 Regular Session was profoundly impacted by the unexpected and tragic passing of Tom Collins, husband of Representative Terri Collins (R–Decatur). Almost every standing committee of the House canceled its…

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Monday, July 8th, 2013

Part 3 of 3 This is the final installment of a three-part series on compensation methods used by government contractors.  The first two installments discussed the differences between equity and non-equity compensation, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of…

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Companies choose to engage with foreign parties for a number of reasons – consulting agreements, distributorships, joint ventures, etc.  Whatever the reason for the relationship, a company may get more than it bargained for if it is does not properly…

Friday, May 24th, 2013

The Court of Federal Claims recently affirmed that due process requirements apply with equal force to SDVO determinations made by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (“OSDBU”) as to other Government determinations.  In Miles Construction,…

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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

2008 ANNUAL LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE The Labor and Employment Group is busy planning our Annual Labor & Employment Law Update. This years seminar will be held on Thursday, September 25, 2008, at Old Overton Club in Birmingham, Alabama. The seminar…

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

YEAR-END DEADLINE FOR AMENDING SECTION 409A ARRANGEMENTS IS RAPIDLY APPROACHING The deadline for amending deferred compensation arrangements under Internal Revenue Code Section 409A (“Section 409A”) is rapidly approaching. The transitional rules that have governed deferred compensation arrangements subject to Section…

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

2008 ANNUAL LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE The Labor and Employment Group is busy planning our Annual Labor & Employment Law Update. This years seminar will be held on Thursday, September 25, 2008, at Old Overton Club. We will be…

Monday, June 30th, 2008

2008 LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE The Labor and Employment Group is busy planning our Annual Labor & Employment Law Update. This years seminar will be held on September 25, 2008 at Old Overton Club (we will have better chairs!)….

Monday, June 30th, 2008

FEDERAL CONTRACTORS REQUIRED TO USE E-VERIFY TO CONFIRM LEGAL STATUS OF EMPLOYEES Executive Order 12989. On June 6, 2008, President Bush signed Executive Order (“EO”) 12989, Economy and Efficiency in Government Procurement Through Compliance with Certain Immigration and Nationality Act Provisions…

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

CONTRACTOR COMPLIANCE PROGRAM AND INTEGRITY REPORTING – -THE LATEST AND GREATEST On May 16, 2008, the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (the “Councils”) published changes to Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) Case 2007-006, Contractor Compliance Program…

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

2008 LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE The Labor and Employment Group is busy planning our Annual Labor & Employment Law Update. This years seminar will be held on September 25, 2008, at Old Overton Club (we will have better chairs!). Save the…

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

RETALIATION – FIRING A “CLOSE RELATIVE” OF A COMPLAINING EMPLOYEE IS UNLAWFUL Eric Thompson was an engineer for North American Stainless in Carroll County, Kentucky. He met Miriam Regalado at work, and they became engaged. Regalado filed an EEOC charge…

Monday, March 31st, 2008

EEOC Reports “Surge” in Pregnancy Charges The U.S. Equal Employment Commission says that its intake of charges in FY 2007 reflected an unexplained 14% increase in charges filed under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), which amended the sex discrimination language…

Friday, February 29th, 2008

MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS GET EXPANDED FMLA LEAVE The 2008 National Defense Authorization Act has changed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for families of military service members. There are three major changes: An employee may take up to 12…

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