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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.s. Department of Labor Investigations Find Federal Contractors Owe $255,474 to Employees Working on Indiana Housing Project

By U.S. Department of Labor | Feb 18, 2019

After a U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division investigation, four contractors working on the federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Village of Hope housing project in Gary, Indiana, will pay 53 current and former employees a total of $255,474 for violating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA).

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.s. Department of Labor Investigation Results in U.s. District Court Ordering Utah Drywall Company to Pay $100,000 in Back Wages and Damages for Labor Law Violations

By U.S. Department of Labor | Feb 18, 2019

After an investigation by the U.S. Department Of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah has ordered Metal Rock Construction Inc. to pay $50,000 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 86 employees for violating the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.S. Department of Labor investigation results in judge ordering Minnesota tech company to pay engineer $43,366 in back wages for h-1b visa program violations

By U.S. Department of Labor | Feb 18, 2019

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Administrative Law Judge Theresa Timlin has issued an order requiring TLC Precision Wafer Technologies Inc. – based in Minneapolis, Minnesota – to pay a former employee $43,366 in back wages for violating the labor provisions of the H-1B visa program.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: Park School of Baltimore Will Pay $41,000 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Suit

By U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | Feb 18, 2019

Park School of Baltimore, Inc., a private school in Pikesville, Md., will pay $41,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a federal sex discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: High-Profile Litigators Join Dinsmore

By | Feb 12, 2019

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has welcomed litigation partners Nathan Blaske and Harry Cappel in its Cincinnati office.

NELSON MULLINS: Publication Spotlights Nelson Mullins’ Tori Silas for Tech Practice

By | Feb 12, 2019

Atlanta partner Tori Silas was featured by the Daily Report for the dynamic technology practice she plans to build after joining Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP as a partner on Monday.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Brad Robertson Appointed Co-Chair of LSC Emerging Leaders Council

By | Feb 12, 2019

Bradley is pleased to announce that Brad Robertson, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been appointed co-chair of the newly created Emerging Leaders Council of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

POLSINELLI PAC: The Fax Partnership Selects Polsinelli Real Estate Chair and Shareholder Amy Hansen to Serve on its Board of Directors

By | Feb 12, 2019

Amy Hansen, Denver office shareholder and national Real Estate Practice Chair at Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli, has been unanimously selected to join the board of directors for The Fax Partnership, also known as The Fax.

NELSON MULLINS: Nelson Mullins' Sally Caver Selected as LCLD Fellow

By | Feb 11, 2019

Sally H. Caver, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's Columbia office, has been selected as a 2019 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, which identifies, trains, and advances the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.

NELSON MULLINS: Nashville Partner James A. Haltom Named to Nashville Business Journal 40 Under 40 List

By | Feb 11, 2019

James Haltom, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Nashville office, has been named by the Nashville Business Journal as a 40 under 40 honoree.

NELSON MULLINS: Former In-house Cox Attorney Tori Silas Joins Nelson Mullins in Atlanta

By | Feb 11, 2019

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP announced today that Tori M. Silas has joined the Firm as a partner in the Atlanta office.

LEWIS BRISBOIS: Ellen Greiper Appointed to Advisen Conference Advisory Board

By Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP | Feb 11, 2019

New York Partner Ellen Greiper has been appointed to the advisory board for Advisen’s annual Casualty Insights Conference, taking place in New York City on April 18, 2019.

LEWIS BRISBOIS: Lewis Brisbois Opens New Office in Salt Lake City With Team of Ten New Attorneys

By Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP | Feb 11, 2019

Lewis Brisbois has joined forces with local litigation powerhouse Smith & Glauser to open a new office in Salt Lake City, Utah.

POLSINELLI PAC: Polsinelli Expands Labor and Employment Department with Addition of Respected Kansas City Defense Attorney

By | Feb 11, 2019

Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli welcomes Karen K. Cain as a Shareholder to the firm’s national Labor and Employment Department. Cain will join the Workforce Development, Investigations and Compliance, and Employment Disputes, Litigation and Arbitration Practices. Cain will office at Polsinelli’s Kansas City, Mo. headquarters.

POLSINELLI PAC: Jeffrey K. Reeser Joins Polsinelli’s Corporate and Transactional Practice

By | Feb 11, 2019

Jeffrey K. Reeser has joined Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli as a shareholder in the firm’s rapidly growing Denver office.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Nikelle Meade Named to Austin Black Business Journal Top 10 Central Texas Lawyers

By | Feb 11, 2019

Nikelle Meade, partner in Husch Blackwell’s Real Estate & Development Group, has been named a 2019 Top 10 Central Texas Lawyer by the Austin Black Business Journal.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorneys Robin D. Ferriby, Kevin F. Kelly and Duane L. Tarnacki to Serve as Counsel to the Council on Foundations

By | Feb 11, 2019

Attorney Robin D. Ferriby has been engaged by the Council on Foundations to work with their recently assembled Policy Transition Team tasked with ensuring that the Council has a robust, active and trusted presence in Washington, DC. Attorneys Kevin F. Kelly and Duane L. Tarnacki will also be working on this venture.

MORGAN LEWIS: Morgan Lewis Earns Top-10 Rankings in 2018 Year-End M&A Tables

By | Feb 11, 2019

Morgan Lewis has earned 22 top-10 rankings in the 2018 year-end M&A table rankings published by Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Mergermarket, and Buyouts.

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