Employment / Labor Archives - Page 4 of 6 - Barrett & Farahany

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19Oct

The Role of Politics in the Workplace

The social temperature in our city and country is high and flowing into the workplace, be it through discussion or attire with...

04Sep

B&F and Stanton Law Examine the Implications of Bostock

The collaboration between Barrett & Farahany and Stanton Law continues!  Amanda Farahany, managing partner at Barrett & Farahany, and Christine Green of Stanton Law have co-authored "In Bostock's Wake,...

Amanda Farahany Quoted in Agenda Article “How Companies Contend With Discrimination Charges.”
03Sep

Amanda Farahany Quoted in Agenda Article “How Companies Contend With Discrimination Charges.”

Amanda Farahany was interviewed for an Agenda article "How Companies Contend With Discrimination Charges."  In the article, Amanda notes that discrimination is still prevalent...

01Sep

Small Business Exemption from FFCRA? Not so Fast!

One of the questions we're asked most frequently lately is whether small employers can just decide to "opt out" of their obligations...

28Aug

School is In, But What About Work?

In one of our previous blog posts, we let you know what to expect as businesses reopened, schools closed for summer, and workers faced...

24Aug

If Called to Military Duty Because of COVID-19, Know Your Employment Rights

American Guardsmen and Reservists have been called to duty to help with a variety of functions related to stemming the tide of...

21Aug

Grace Starling Pens Informative Article About What To Do When Returning To Work or School During a Pandemic

Grace Starling wrote the article “Returning to Work & School During a Pandemic: What Should You Do?” for the August 21 edition...

19Aug

Barrett & Farahany Attorneys Named To “Best Lawyers”

Two attorneys from the Barrett & Farahany have been named to the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The Atlanta...

11Aug

Good News for Gig Workers – In California

In employee-friendly California, a Superior Court judge ruled that drivers for Uber and Lyft should be reclassified as employees rather than independent...

10Aug

Pandemic Business Safety Act: Abandon Hope, All Ye Who Enter Here.

Last week, Georgia's Governor Brian Kemp signed the Georgia COVID-19 Pandemic Business Safety Act into law. We told you about it here....

06Aug

Attorney Adian Miller Provides COVID-19 Safety Pointers on “The Legalist”

Barrett & Farahany attorney Adian Miller was a guest on the podcast “The Legalist,” which is produced by Lee Davis Law, LLC....

03Aug

Safe at Work Act Has Potential to Harm (Not Help) Employees

Republicans in the U.S. Senate are pushing a bill called “The Safe to Work Act” that really should be called “Less Safe...

30Jul

Returning to School In a Pandemic

There has been a great deal of discussion and handwringing about the idea of kids, teachers, and support staff returning to brick...

Amanda Farahany Elected to Stand Up for Workers Board
24Jul

Amanda Farahany Elected to Stand Up for Workers Board

The managing partner of Barrett & Farahany is known for her work on behalf of workers Amanda Farahany has been elected to the Board...

23Jul

If You Refuse Unsafe Work During the Pandemic, You May Be Able to Get Unemployment Benefits

If you refuse work, normally you are not eligible to receive unemployment benefits. But the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has informed...

Partner Featured In WSB-TV Story About COVID-19
22Jul

Partner Featured In WSB-TV Story About COVID-19

Partner Kathy Harrington-Sullivan was featured in a story on WSB-TV in Atlanta on July 21. The story looked at the question of...

21Jul

U.S. Dept. of Labor Issues New Workplace Guidance as Businesses Reopen

The U.S. Department of Labor on July 20 published additional guidance for employees and employers on how the protections and requirements of...

10Jul

Efforts to Fight Discrimination at Work

Sometimes good intentions lead to unintended results. Amanda Farahany, managing partner at Barrett & Farahany, and Christine Green of Stanton Law, co-wrote...

08Jul

New Supreme Court Rulings Will Impact Some Employees

The United States Supreme Court issued a pair of rulings on July 8 that will impact employees of religious schools and those...

30Jun

COVID-19 Warnings Good Reminder to Stay Safe at Work

The man many people have come to see as the face of the response to COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci, delivered a disheartening...

22Jun

Do’s & Don’ts in the Time of COVID-19

Amanda Farahany co-wrote the article “Do's and Don'ts for Employers and Employees in the Time of COVID-19” for the June 22 Daily...

Another Reminder Why Discrimination in the Workplace is Wrong
17Jun

Another Reminder Why Discrimination in the Workplace is Wrong

Partner Kathy Harrington-Sullivan wrote an article for Women's Business Daily about illegal workplace discrimination. Kathy wrote: “Recent events have prompted an important nation-wide...

16Jun

Amanda Farahany Comments on SCOTUS Ruling in Favor of LGBTQ Employees

The Fulton County Daily Report quoted Amanda Farahany in the June 15, 2020 article “Elated, Brilliant or Dangerous: Georgia's Legal Community Reacts...

Amanda Farahany Appears on “The 3 Wins Podcast” to Discuss COVID-19 and Returning to Work
16Jun

Amanda Farahany Appears on “The 3 Wins Podcast” to Discuss COVID-19 and Returning to Work

Amanda discussed these ideas with Russ Clemmer, the president of Legacy Advisory Partners, a company that helps organizations keep leaders by designing...

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