Posts from Labor & Employment Law

BPJ Member Tannera George Gibson Wins TBA Leadership Award

At the recent graduation ceremonies of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Leadership Law (TBALL) class, BPJ Member Tannera George Gibson was surprised to hear that she had been awarded the 2019 Larry Dean Wilkes Award, named for the former TBA President who championed bar leadership across the state and passed away in 2011.

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BPJ Attorneys Krupicka, Gibson guide HR managers at conference

May 1, 2019
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

Questions about sick time, leave, hiring, termination – and all the other crazy details that human resources professionals deal with on a daily basis – were the basis of the presentation that BPJ members Lisa Krupicka and Tannera Gibson gave recently at a statewide meeting of the Tennessee Personnel Management Association.

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BPJ Labor & Employment Group HR Seminar to Address Your Pressing Questions

April 17, 2019
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

Join us for Whine After Work, where BPJ lawyers answer your HR questions.

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BPJ Lawyer Quoted in Forbes Blog

Member Jef Feibelman says discovery almost always turns up damaging texts or emails.

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SHRM Legal Day Conference Includes BPJ Attorney

March 13, 2019
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

Lisa Krupicka, Labor & Employment attorney at BPJ, will present on addressing opioid addiction in the workplace at the SHRM 2019 Legal Day Conference.

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BPJ Attorney Named Best of the Bar

Tannera George Gibson was recently named Best of the Bar in the Private Firm – Large category by the Memphis Business Journal.

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BPJ Announces Two New Members

Gary S. Peeples and Charles (Chas) Silvestri Higgins have been voted the two newest members at Burch, Porter & Johnson.

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BPJ Attorney Selected to the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Program

Continuing in the tradition of BPJ leadership, Tannera Gibson has been selected to the Class of 2019 of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law program.

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Sarah E. Smith Joins BPJ

Sarah E. Smith has joined the firm as an Associate.

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The First Amendment in the Workplace: Watch What You Say

September 19, 2018
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

In the latest issue of HRProfessionals Magazine, BPJ labor and employment attorney Karen W. Roche discusses an employee's right to free speech in or out of the workplace, based on the First Amendment, the National Labor Relations Act, and the type of employer.

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