• 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 L. Herrington

    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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  • NLRB Makes it Easier for Employers to Withdraw Union Recognition

    July 24, 2019
    By Allison Pearson The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued an opinion making it easier for employers to withdraw recognition of a union. The NLRB issued its opinion in Johnson Controls, NLRB, 10-CA-151843, on July 3, 2019, upholding the employer’s anticipatory withdrawal of recognition of a union that represented 160 of its workers.
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  • Legislative Wrap-Up - What You Need to Know

    July 24, 2019
    In the legal world, summer signals the end of several important seasons. The U.S. Supreme Court ends its spring term in June by issuing opinions before it breaks for summer vacation. The Arkansas Legislature wrapped up its 92nd General Assembly on April 24, 2019, and most statutes passed during session go into effect on today (Wednesday, July 24, 2019.) Keep reading for our Supreme Court and legislative updates which highlight the major opinions and legislative updates affecting employment law.
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  • Pulaski County Bar Association

    Attorneys Honored by Pulaski County Bar

    May 24, 2019
    Attorneys Michael S. Moore and Allison C. Pearson, both in the labor and employment practice group at Friday, Eldredge & Clark, were honored last night at the Pulaski County Bar Association’s (PCBA) Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner.
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