With the passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), employees have questions about what the law does and doesn’t provide to those impacted by the coronavirus and COVID-19. In this article we’ll answer 7 of the most pressing questions employees face while the U.S. prepares for (and deals with) this historic contagion.
Jackson Spencer Law was recognized by the annual list of “Best Law Firms,” published by Best Lawyers® and U.S. News & World Report. The firm’s appearance on the 2021 edition marks its seventh year of selection to the rundown of the country’s top law firms.
In May, Operation Warp Speed, a program with the goal of producing “300 million doses of safe and effective vaccines with the initial doses available by January 2021,” was officially announced. We are now rapidly approaching the January deadline – and it does appear that a vaccine is coming soon. For many employees, the possibility...
The election countdown is on and we think it is important for workers to know where each Presidential candidate stands with respect to workers’ rights. Each candidate has a multitude of proposed policies that, if implemented, would undoubtedly impact employees. We’d like to provide a brief rundown of those policies in this article.
Health, wealth, and happiness: It’s what most of us strive for. But 2020 has made attaining each especially hard. Many have lost their jobs, their income, and experienced depression at staggering rates. If you have been fortunate enough to keep working throughout the pandemic, you probably have another concern: staying healthy while interacting with others...
Employment attorney Jennifer Spencer has been named to the 2021 list of Best Lawyers for the seventh consecutive year. Ms. Spencer, founder of Jackson Spencer Law, has built her practice on advocating for employees who are experiencing difficulties in the workplace.
For the second consecutive year, D Magazine has selected Jennifer Spencer, managing partner of Jackson Spencer Law, for inclusion on its annual list of the Best Lawyers in Dallas. The 2020 list recognized her work in the area of labor and employment law.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) went into effect on April 1 and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) gave employers until April 18 to comply with the law, after which employers who fail to comply will face DOL enforcement actions and could be subject to individual lawsuits.