Labor & Employment Dispatch: June 2019



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LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW INSIGHTS

Department of Labor Extends Comment Period on NPRM Entitled “Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act”

On May 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor extended the time period for submitting written comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking entitled “Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act.” Originally set to close on June 10, the comment period now ends June 25.

>> Get insights from Alicia Duleba on the significance of the proposed rule

 

John Jansonius and Sarah Mitchell Montgomery Speak at UT Law’s 26th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference in Austin

During the 26th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, Jackson Walker partners John V. Jansonius and Sarah Mitchell Montgomery presented insights on developments under Rule 23 and class action employment litigation, and on the increase and variance of state and local employment laws and ordinances across the nation.

>> View the presentations


CLIENT RESULT

Pathologists Bio-Medical Laboratories Sells Business to PathGroup

Jackson Walker represented PBM in the sale of its business to one of the nation’s largest private providers of pathology, clinical, and molecular laboratory services. Among the team included Labor & Employment attorneys Ronald D. Kerridge, Chuck Campbell, David Schlottman, Alyca Riley, and Greta E. Cowart.

>> Get the details about the deal

 


EXPANDING FIRM CAPABILITIES

Jackson Walker Expands Labor & Employment Practice to Include Investment Immigration Services

In May, Jackson Walker added Investment Immigration to its list of capabilities. With the addition of Christian Triantaphyllis as a partner in December, the Firm expanded its services to represent companies and individuals concerning nonimmigrant and permanent / “green card” employment-based, family-based, naturalization, and derivative citizenship matters.

Our experience ranges from start-ups, small- to medium-size enterprises (SMEs) and public companies who employ individuals that need U.S. visa options to grow and expand their business; families who wish to live in the U.S. temporarily and/ permanently; and persons who wish to acquire U.S. citizenship.

Learn more by visiting our new Investment Immigration page.

Office Contact:

Christian A. Triantaphyllis
Partner, Houston
713.752.4280
Email Christian


RECENT NEWS

‘Houston Chronicle’ Features John Ransom Explaining Qualified Opportunity Zones in “Looped In” Podcast

Across all 50 states and more than 600 low-income communities in Texas, real property investors are flooding these areas to reap the significant tax benefits of investing in a Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ).

Stephanie Chandler Represents NuStar Energy L.P. in $250M Sale of St. Eustatius Terminal

Jackson Walker represented NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) in a definitive stock purchase agreement to sell its storage terminal facility located at St. Eustatius in the Caribbean to Prostar Capital for approximately $250 million, subject to adjustment.


SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY

A longstanding, ongoing commitment to the community is an important part of our culture. Throughout the month of May, Jackson Walker proudly supported over 40 organizations benefiting Texas communities.  >> Explore our commitment

 

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