• The New EEO-1 Report Suspended by OIRA

    August 30, 2017
    Good news for employers. The new EEO-1 report, which would have been very onerous on employers, has been suspended. The Office of Information Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) decided that the new EEO-1 component 2 report is suspended indefinitely.
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  • Arkansas Business Interviews Labor Attorney About Hate Groups & Job Protection

    August 28, 2017
    Wayne Young spoke to Arkansas Business's Mark Friedman about the legal ramifications of terminating an employee who participates in rallies involving hate groups.
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  • Marshall Ney Makes Rounds on Speaking Circuit

    August 17, 2017
    Marshall Ney has been making the rounds on the speaking circuit recently in Northwest Arkansas discussing education law, special education law and related matters.
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  • Trump DOJ Reverses Course on Labor Issues

    July 27, 2017
    Wednesday (July 26, 2017) the Trump Department of Justice filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court, taking the position that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not offer protection based on an employee’s sexual orientation. In a case now before the United States Supreme Court, NLRB v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc., the Trump DOJ has filed a brief with the court reversing its support of the NLRB, and arguing that such arbitration agreements do not violate employees’ rights under the National Labor Relations Act.
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  • White Collar Overtime Exemptions & What Employers Need to Know

    July 26, 2017
    The status and ultimate fate of the Department of Labor’s proposed new rules on the white-collar overtime exemptions has been the source of much discussion. Recent events have shed some light on what employers might expect going forward.
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  • Dan Herrington Presents "52 Ways to Mess Up An I9"

    July 25, 2017
    Dan Herrington presented recently to two groups regarding I9 compliance and audits. He presented to the Arkansas Public Employers HR Association on Friday, July 20 and to the West Central Arkansas HR Association in Hot Springs Tuesday, July 25.
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  • Wayne Young Talks with Ark Business About Guns Coming Soon to Ark Offices

    July 3, 2017
    Attorney Wayne Young was interviewed by Arkansas Business reporter Mark Friedman concerning Act 1071 which protects the right of each citizen to carry and store a handgun in his or her vehicle where the private vehicle is permitted. Excerpt from "Guns, Shared Background Checks Coming Soon to Arkansas Offices"
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