Posts from Labor & Employment Law

Burch, Porter & Johnson Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA

Five attorneys from Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC have been recognized as outstanding practitioners in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

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Legal and Practical Considerations in Offering a Vaccine Incentive Program

May 25, 2021
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

There are a few legal – and practical – things to consider as you think about how to increase vaccine participation among employees.

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An Update on the American Rescue Plan Act

May 25, 2021
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

Here’s the latest information for employers about how the federal program affects COBRA premiums, unemployment benefits, and tax credits. Also, a new round of PPP loans is included.

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Paid Sick and Family Leave in the American Rescue Plan Act

May 25, 2021
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

The federal aid package includes some new rules and a wide range of incentives for employers.

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2021 Legal Conference Includes BPJ Attorney

March 19, 2021
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

The 2021 Society for Human Resource Management Legal Conference includes BPJ attorney Lisa A. Krupicka, presenting on the topic of new policies in the Biden administration.

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BPJ Attorneys Participate in The CROWN Act CLE

March 11, 2021
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

Local legal organizations recently hosted a webinar on the CROWN Act. Lani Lester, Associate Attorney at Burch, Porter & Johnson moderated the discussion, which included Keynote Speaker State Senator Raumesh Akbari.

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January 2021 Labor & Employment News

January 29, 2021
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

The New Year brings new updates, as well as new issues for employers to be aware of. This month's labor and employment news covers CARES Act updates, what you need to know about requiring employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and free speech in the workplace.

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BPJ Employment Attorney Offers Insight on Vaccine Mandates

January 21, 2021
| Posted in: Labor & Employment Law

Can employers require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine? BPJ attorney Lisa A. Krupicka recently spoke with Jane Roberts of the Daily Memphian about vaccination mandates.

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BPJ Attorneys Recognized in Recent Edition of Super Lawyers

Burch, Porter & Johnson, PLLC is pleased to announce that 13 attorneys from the firm have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers.

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BPJ Attorney Receives A.A. Latting Award

The Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association honored BPJ attorney Tannera G. Gibson with their annual A.A. Latting Award. 

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