After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Gomez Drywall Contractors Inc. – based in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and operating in Louisiana since 2017 – has paid $178,766 in back wages to 108 employees for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) overtime and recordkeeping requirements.
U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser recognized the service and sacrifice of federal, state, and local police officers on the occasion of National Police Week, which is being observed Sunday, May 12 to Saturday, May 18, 2019.
HSAG partner, Alejandro Perkins, received an honorary doctorate degree from Grambling State University at their commencement exercise held on Friday, May 10th at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center in Grambling, Louisiana.
United States Attorney David C. Joseph recognizes the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local and tribal police officers during National Police Week, which is being observed this week, Sunday, May 12 to Saturday, May 18, 2019. National Peace Officers Memorial Day.
The Department of Justice has reached an agreement with the Louisiana Supreme Court (LSC) that recognizes the LSC’s commitment to work with the Louisiana Judiciary to phase-in a language access program that will provide oral and written language assistance services at no cost to limited English proficient (LEP) individuals in all state court proceedings and operations.
Taylor Porter Partner Amy Groves Lowe will receive the 2019 "Sustaining Member of the Year" award from the Junior League of Baton Rouge, recognizing her for contributions to the organization, and professional and community accomplishments within Baton Rouge.
Taylor Porter attorney Caroline Darwin is featured in the Baton Rouge Bar Association newsletter and Member Spotlight Q&A, discussing her early career experience at Taylor Porter; education and law school background; community outreach; and advice for young lawyers.
Flanagan Partners is pleased to welcome Andrew E. Galloway III and Sarah E. Stogner to the firm. Mr. Galloway and Ms. Stogner bring a wealth of experience to the firm’s transactions and litigation teams, particularly in the oil and gas industry.
After investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), the owners and operators of a family of 11 restaurants with common ownership in Louisiana have paid $230,877 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 141 employees for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping requirements.
Taylor Porter Managing Partner Bob Barton has been elected to the board of directors of Manship Theatre, which located in downtown Baton Rouge in the Shaw Center for the Arts, provides music, film, theatre, arts, and dance, within in a 325-seat auditorium.
Taylor Porter Partner Amy Groves Lowe was a guest speaker and presenter on "Voir Dire: Selling Themes and Deselecting Jurors," during a Louisiana State Bar Association CLE and also during the 2019 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival weekend.
Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.
To resolve a lawsuit filed with the Department of Labor's Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ), Earl Roy Farm of Louisiana LLC – based in Hessmer, Louisiana – has signed consent findings and will pay $71,611 in back wages to 76 employees, and $33,388 in civil money penalties.