• Coronavirus Alert

    Treasury Dept. Proposes Coronavirus Aid

    March 18, 2020
    The Treasury Department has issued its proposal on the next phase of legislation, which would include two, $1,000 payments to certain citizens and would devote $300 billion to government-backed small business interruption loans to help avoid layoffs. The loans under this plan would cover 100 percent of payroll for six weeks with a cap of $1,540 per week per employee. The Treasury Department would promulgate rules and regulations regarding interest rates and conditions for eligibility and repayment.
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  • Coronavirus Alert

    Coronavirus & The Workplace

    March 12, 2020
    As Arkansas learns of its first presumptive case of coronavirus (COVID-19), it seems inevitable that the virus will have at least some impact on day-to-day activities. The precise extent and duration of that impact remain to be seen. In light of these unusual circumstances, the best mantra we could advise your business is to expect the best but prepare for the worst.
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  • Labor & Employment News Alert

    A New Version of the Form I-9 Now Available

    February 5, 2020
    The U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a new Form I-9. USCIS has advised employers to begin using the new Form I-9 immediately.
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    Daniel Herrington

    Daniel Herrington Receives CAHRA Russell Gunter Member of the Year Award

    December 12, 2019
    Attorney Daniel L. Herrington has been named the recipient of the 2019 Russell Gunter Member of the Year Award by the Central Arkansas Human Resources Association (CAHRA). The award was presented by Patti Airoldi and Dale Clinton earlier today at the organization’s year-end meeting.
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  • Medical Marijuana FAQ

    July 24, 2019
    As dispensaries open their doors across the state, Arkansas employers should have a policy in place for how to deal with medical marijuana in the workplace. One of the questions we have been asked most frequently is what positions qualify as “safety sensitive” under the language of Arkansas’ medical marijuana Amendment (Ark. Const. Amend. XCVIII). While the interpretation of the medical marijuana Amendment has yet to be tested in court, this article addresses our opinion on what positions qualify as “safety sensitive.”
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