Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a letter explaining that political subdivisions may not restrict the ability of State agencies, agents and contractors from providing governmental services, including travel to and from their places of employment.
The Texas Supreme Court issued a seventh emergency order Tuesday stating that existing court orders in child-possession cases shall control “in all instances” to determine rights to and access to children, regardless of so-called shelter-in-place mandates or other restriction on movement by governments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton warned all licensed health care professionals and all licensed health care facilities, including abortion providers, that, pursuant to Executive Order GA 09 issued by Gov. Greg Abbott, they must postpone all surgeries and procedures that are not immediately medically necessary.
Steven M. Charney, Chairman of Peckar & Abramson, and Levi W. Barrett, Chair of P&A’s Contracts, Project Documentation and Risk Management practice, will participate in a call-in program, “Coronavirus – What is the Construction Industry’s Response?” on Wednesday, March 25 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST.
After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Terry’s Landscape LLC – based in Katy, Texas – has paid $5,165 in back wages and $20,399 in civil money penalties to settle H-2B non-immigrant visa program violations and $6,472 in back wages for violating the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
U.S.After investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Ryuko International LLC and Izakaya WA-River Oaks – both doing business as Izakaya WA in Houston, Texas – have paid $150,371 in back wages to 18 employees to resolve minimum wage and overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Bradley is pleased to announce that seven attorneys across the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices have been named by Super Lawyers as Texas Rising Stars for 2020 for their work in a wide range of practice areas.
Foley & Lardner announced today that the firm has expanded its national intellectual property capabilities with the addition of four attorneys to its Intellectual Property Department and Electronics Practice Group.