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Is There A Danger of Courts Acting as Jurors?

A question many scholars have been asking in recent years is whether judges have put themselves in the place of jurors, violating...


Childcare Issues & Returning to Work: Does the FFCRA Still Apply?

As if there wasn't enough confusion around the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) during the COVID-19 quarantines, employees may be further...


More on ADA Protections in the COVID-19 Workplace

In our May 8th blog, we gave you a heads up that COVID-19 may trigger accommodations for employees. In this blog, we take a closer look...


No Job Protection for Older Workers Still Under Quarantine? Seriously, Georgia?

The Governor's April 30th Executive Order extended the shelter in place requirement for high-risk individuals, including those over 65 years of age,...


Is Bankruptcy the Right Move for You?

We have heard from clients who are experiencing financial difficulties because of the economic impact of COVID-19 quarantines and business closings. Hardworking...


COVID-19 May Trigger Accommodations for Employees with Disabilities

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued new guidelines around COVID-19 for employers to follow. The revised guidelines explain how the...


Should Companies Face Civil Liability if Workers or Customers Contract COVID-19?

In a sign that COVID-19 continues to be politicized, the question of whether companies should be held liable if employees or customers...


The Barrett & Farahany Difference

Every member of the Barrett & Farahany team (attorneys, paralegals, and office staff) understands the impact that workplace issues can have on...


President Urges Return to Business; Employees Should Maintain Vigilance to Protect Themselves – Here’s Why

As President Trump urges states and companies to go back to work and cheers on protesters demanding a reopening of the economy,...


Coronavirus Discrimination Concerns in The Workplace

The Covid-19 pandemic has not only disrupted businesses, caused millions of job losses, and forced many employees to work from home, but...


Preparing for Georgia’s Businesses to Reopen

In the interest of helping people prepare for Georgia's businesses to reopen, we've put together some questions and answers we hope will...


Am I an Employee or an Independent Contractor?

Business owners in Alabama, as well as anywhere else, are usually under pressure to reduce costs and maximize profits. Am I an...


Georgia House Democratic Caucus: Press Briefing with Michael Wilensky

B&F attorney & State Rep Michael Wilensky participated in the Georgia House Democratic Caucus Press Briefing on April 23, 2020, and shared valuable...


What the Paycheck Protection Program Means for Employers and Employees

Barrett & Farahany managing partner Amanda Farahany and employment defense attorney Todd Stanton have once again joined forces to bring both employers and...


Further Clarification of the FFCRA for Employees

The Department of Labor has issued further clarification on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA for short - see our previous...


Important COVID-19 Work-from-Home Legal Issues

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a situation where a large number of employers are encouraging employees to work from the...


April 3rd Shelter in Place Order – What’s Changed?

As of 6PM tonight, April 3rd, Governor Kemp has issued a new Shelter in Place order that supersedes his March 23rd Shelter...


Families First Coronavirus Response Act goes into effect today, April 1, 2020 – what does it mean for employees?

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) goes into effect today. We've compiled some questions and answers that the Department of Labor...


Webinar: New Rights & Obligations under COVID-19 Relief Laws

Barrett & Farahany has joined with Stanton Law to bring you a webinar about the various new relief laws arising from the Coronavirus...

Help for Employees – New Podcast!

Help for Employees – New Podcast!

Relief measures for those whose jobs are affected by COVID-19 passed into law last week, and employees will see those laws taking effect...


What Is the Time Limit for Filing an Employment Discrimination Claim in Alabama?

A precursor to filing a discrimination case in court is the state administrative agency to accept charges of discrimination. What is the...

Mayor of Atlanta Issues a 14-Day Stay At Home Order

Mayor of Atlanta Issues a 14-Day Stay At Home Order

On Monday evening, March 23, 2020, Atlanta's Mayor Keisha L. Bottoms announced that she signed a 14-day stay at home order within...


Help for Employees Affected by Coronavirus/COVID-19!

On March 14, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA, H.R. 6201), in part to...

Sexual Harassment Bill HB 1121 is in DANGER of being TABLED!

Sexual Harassment Bill HB 1121 is in DANGER of being TABLED!

Sexual Harassment Bill HB 1121 is in danger of being tabled, please help us keep it on the agenda for a vote TODAY!...

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