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10Jun

Barrett & Farahany Featured in SHRM Article on Employee Benefits

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) featured Barrett & Farahany in an article on its very popular website entitled “Smaller Employers...

29May

What to Look for as You Return to Work in the Time of Covid-19

As more companies call their employees back to work, many people want to know that it's safe to return as COVID-19 continues...

22May

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...

19May

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...

13May

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,...

04May

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,...

25Apr

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...

23Apr

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...

16Apr

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...

09Apr

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...

03Apr

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...

01Apr

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...

27Mar

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!
26Mar

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...

18Mar

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!
12Mar

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!...

Your voice was HEARD! HB 1121 was passed UNANIMOUSLY by committee!
12Mar

Your voice was HEARD! HB 1121 was passed UNANIMOUSLY by committee!

Sexual Harassment Bill HB 1121 was passed by the tort reform committee UNANIMOUSLY! This is exciting news! Next, HB 1121 will go...

11Mar

We did it! HB 1121 is up for a vote on March 12!

Your calls and emails helped us get Sexual Harassment Bill HB 1121 to committee on March 10th and now to a vote...

GREAT NEWS! HB 1121 is being heard in Committee TODAY!
09Mar

GREAT NEWS! HB 1121 is being heard in Committee TODAY!

All of your calls and emails HELPED! HB 1121 is being heard this afternoon in committee! Please tune in here for updates...

B&F Cases in the News: A Jury Should Decide.
22Jan

B&F Cases in the News: A Jury Should Decide.

The Honest Belief Rule is a tool courts use to let companies off the hook for allegedly biased employment actions if the company offers...

03Jan

Bombshell Isn’t Just a Movie: Sexual Harassment Is Real

Read Amanda Farahany's latest piece in Women's Business Daily here: https://www.womensbusinessdaily.com/life/bombshell-isnt-just-a-movie-sexual-harassment-is-real/

10Dec

Fox 5 Reporter Dana Fowle Gets Amanda Farahany’s thoughts on Sexual Harassment at the Holidays

Fox 5 Reporter Dana Fowle gets Amanda Farahany's thoughts on Sexual Harassment at the Holidays. Story aired on Fox 5 Morning News...

02Dec

Women’s Business Daily: Are You Receiving All the Pay the Law Says You’ve Earned?

Click here to read Amanda Farahany's latest article on overtime pay in Women's Business Daily!

21Nov

Are Cross-Generational Insults like “OK, Boomer” OK at Work?

We are all too familiar with the cross-generational insults being tossed back and forth between various age groups intolerant of each other's...

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