By Steve Shardonofsky and Kevin A. Fritz

Seyfarth Synopsis: As employers begin to pick up the pieces following Hurricane Harvey, management will likely encounter questions about employee pay, benefits, and leaves of absence during and after this disaster, and may also have questions about how to help their workers get by during this difficult time. After making sure your workers
Continue Reading Practical Advice for Weathering Pay and Leave Issues Following Hurricane Harvey

By Adam Smiley and Samuel Sverdlov

Veterans Day, which initially was conceived as a day to commemorate the end of World War I, has evolved into an annual celebration to honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

On Veterans Day we self-reflect on the sacrifices of those who served our country, and express our appreciation to them. 
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By Courtney Bohl, Chris DeGroff, and Reema Kapur

The employment and employment rights of our Veterans and Military servicemembers has always been an important topic and one already protected by such laws as the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (“USERRA”), the Family and Medical Leave Act (which allows for “qualifying exigency leave” for families of military
Continue Reading Protecting Our Troops: New Bill Seeks To Make Military Service A Protected Category