Alaska-based Northern Star (Pogo) LLC, formerly known as Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo, LLC, will pay $690,000 and make substantial changes to settle a sex discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Bahama Bob's Beachside Café Inc. – a full-service restaurant based in Orange Beach, Alabama – has paid $81,129 in back wages and liquidated damages to 28 employees for violating overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Pepper Hamilton LLP announced that Brent A. Morowitz has joined the firm as of counsel in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group, resident in the New York office. Mr. Morowitz will also be a member of the firm’s Funds Services Group.
Henry M. Greenberg, a shareholder in the Albany office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was sworn in by Janet DiFiore, chief judge of the Court of Appeals and the state of New York, as the president of the New York State Bar Association(NYSBA) on Thursday, June 6. Founded in 1876, the NYSBA is the largest voluntary state bar association in the United States.
Rabeha Kamaluddin has joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Washington, D.C. office as a shareholder in the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources and Global Litigation practices. Kamaluddin focuses her practice on energy regulation, compliance, and enforcement matters, regularly representing clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and various state public utility commissions. She joins from Dorsey & Whitney LLP, where she was a partner.
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, together with the National Restaurant Association, the largest foodservice trade association in the world, announced the leadership of the Emma Coalition, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to preparing American businesses and government for technology-induced displacement of employees (TIDE).
Bradley is pleased to announce that Courtney M. Achee, an attorney in the firm’s Charlotte office, has earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) credential in the United States through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Jeremy D. Sosna as a shareholder in its Minneapolis office. Sosna, who joins from Maslon LLP, practiced as an attorney at Littler from 1998 to 2003.
John Pritchard, the global chair of Holland & Knight's Transportation Finance Team, has been named the 2019 "Aviation Finance Lawyer of the Year" by Law Business Research Limited as part of its Who's Who Legal Awards program. It is the fourth time that he has been honored with this award.