In an opinion issued on April 26, the Kentucky Court of Appeals held that a Kentucky statute which permits non-lawyers to represent employers in unemployment compensation proceedings is unconstitutional.
In March 2019, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed Senate Bill 7 into law, aligning Kentucky with the other 49 states in allowing companies to require employees to sign arbitration agreements as a condition of employment.
Chick-fil-A has a restaurant within Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta where this year’s Super Bowl was played. Like all of their locations, that one was closed on Super Bowl Sunday. An acquaintance remarked to me that it is a marketing debacle to have a “Sorry, We’re Closed” sign up that day. I suggested the opposite might be true… and I doubt that they are “sorry” about it.
Speaking at a recent Active Shooter Seminar, DBL Law Partner Kelly Holden advised, “If you don’t have a plan in place and have not practiced that plan, it could be catastrophic from a legal perspective.” As we all try to wrap our heads around recent active shooter situations, it is time to ask “Are you prepared? Do you have an Active Shooter/Workplace Violence preparedness plan in place?”