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Oct 25

Baton Rouge Employment Law Breakfast Briefing - October 2016

Is your organization struggling to keep up with the constantly evolving area of labor and...
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Sep 23

eLABORate: Eleventh Circuit Upholds Dreadlocks Ban in the Workplace

The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently held that a company’s race-neutral grooming...
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Sep 21

eLABORate: EEOC Sues Employer Over Positive Drug Test for Prescription Opioid...

In recent years, the abuse of prescription opioid pain medication has become a widely reported...
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Sep 07

Texas Super Lawyers Recognizes 3 Phelps Dunbar Houston Attorneys for 2016

HOUSTON – Texas Super Lawyers magazine has named Peri H. Alkas, John Elsley and Patricia Hair from...
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Sep 07

New Orleans Attorney Publishes Article on Mandatory Employment Arbitration...

The United States is known for having minimally-restrictive executive compensation requirements...
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Sep 07

Litigation's Latest: Changes Announced for Preserving, Producing Documentation...

The Federal Court Rules of Civil Procedure recently been have amended to insert provisions which...
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Sep 06

eLABORate: EEOC Issues Employers New Enforcement Guidelines on Retaliation

Nearly half of all claims filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”)...
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Sep 01

Chris Ralston Receives 2016 President's Award from New Orleans Chapter of the...

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance, president of the New Orleans Chapter of the...
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Aug 29

Business Immigration Zone: U.S. Government Proposes New Rule to Attract...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently proposed a rule that would allow certain...
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Aug 25

Phelps Dunbar Successful in Jury Trial for Insurance Client in Reimbursement...

TAMPA – Phelps Dunbar LLP has successfully defended an insurance client in a matter regarding a...
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Aug 25

Marine & Energy Alert: N.J. Federal Court Declines to Extend Professional...

On August 24, 2016, Judge Mary L. Cooper of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey...
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Aug 23

eLABORate: Interpretation of FLSA 'Tip Credit' Provision Continues to Unfold

A federal district court in the Southern District of Florida joined a growing number of district...
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Aug 19

11 Phelps Dunbar Attorneys Named Lawyer of the Year in Their Market for 2017

NEW ORLEANS – The Best Lawyers in America© has designated 11 Phelps Dunbar attorneys as “Lawyer of...
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Aug 17

Kim Boyle Named Vice-Chair of Tulane University Board of Directors

NEW ORLEANS – Kim Boyle, a partner in Phelps Dunbar’s labor and employment group in New Orleans...
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Aug 15

89 Phelps Dunbar Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers in America

NEW ORLEANS – The Best Lawyers in America© has named 89 lawyers from eight of Phelps Dunbar’s Third...
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In today's environment, employers must deal with a number of workplace challenges that can affect the company's productivity and threaten the bottom line. Phelps Dunbar's labor and employment attorneys provide sophisticated experience and strategic advice that enables our clients to maximize employee relationships, minimize risk and navigate the often highly complicated and regulated workplace environment to achieve business objectives.