Employment Law News

NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT (NLRA) OR THE FEDERAL ARBITRATION ACT (FAA)?

By: Meagan Munoz On May 21, 2018, in a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld mandatory arbitration agreements that prohibit employees from […]

UPDATES IN DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS UNDER THE NEW MEXICO HUMAN RIGHTS ACT

By: Jeremiah L. Ritchie The decision from the New Mexico Supreme Court in Garcia v. Hatch Valley Public Schools, published March 1st of this year, presents […]

HOW WILL THE TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT IMPACT YOUR BUSINESS? CRITICAL UPDATES FOR THE BUSINESS OWNER

Written by: Eleanor C. Werenko   Tax Cuts for Corporations and Pass-Through Entities. With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on December 22, […]

DACA Ends in Five Months: What Employers Should Know

The Trump administration announced that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provided protection from deportation and temporary work authorization to […]

BREAKING NEWS: TEXAS JUDGE DECLARES DOL OVERTIME RULES INVALID

On August 31, 2017, Texas District Judge Amos Mazzant submitted a Memorandum, Opinion and Order, which invalidated the U.S Department of Labor’s revised overtime rules from […]

BREAKING NEWS: NEW FLSA DEVELOPMENTS

The latest development in the long saga of attempted changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations on the exempt categories occurred on July 26, […]

DRUG SCREENING IN THE WORKPLACE

  Join Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A.’s Quentin Smith on August 15, 2017 as he presents Drug Screening in the Workplace.  This FREE seminar will be held […]

ABQ Healthy Workforce Ballot Initiative Could Mean Big Changes for Employers

Article Written by Jeremiah L. Ritchie For Albuquerque employers, there may be big changes on the horizon for how you provide and manage sick leave. While […]

Labor and Employment Developments Under the Trump Administration

Article Written by Barbara G. Stephenson   In the close to six months since the inauguration of Donald Trump, labor and employment issues have not received […]

NEW MEXICO EMPLOYMENT LAW SEMINAR

Barbara Stephenson Quentin Smith Leah Stevens-Block Join Barbara Stephenson, Quentin Smith and Leah Stevens-Block on June 6th and June 7th for National Business Institute’s seminar on […]

WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS

  Don’t forget to join Barbara Stephenson, Quentin Smith, Brian McMath and Amanda García tomorrow, Wednesday May 17, 2017, as they present Workplace Investigations.  This seminar […]

BREAKING NEWS: HOUSE PASSES BILL ALLOWING PRIVATE-SECTOR EMPLOYEES TO TAKE COMPENSATORY TIME

House Passes Bill Allowing Private-Sector Employees to Take Compensatory Time Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill known as the Working Families Flexibility Act. […]

Another Successful ABC Seminar: Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century

   A very big THANK YOU to Associated Builders and Contractors of New Mexico for welcoming Quentin Smith at their Friday Morning Member Breakfast.  Today Quentin […]

SHRM NEW MEXICO 2017 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE

   Barbara G. Stephenson             Quentin Smith   Barbara G. Stephenson and Quentin Smith will be presenting Workplace Investigations and Whistleblower […]

Video: Employee Handbooks and Policies int he 21st Century: Technology in the Workplace

On February 15, 2017, Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A. hosted a client lunch seminar presenting Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century.  The below segment was […]

Video: Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century: FMLA Policies

On February 15, 2017, Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A. hosted a client lunch seminar, presenting Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century.  The below segment was […]

Video: Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century: Drugs and Alcohol

On February 15, 2017, Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A. hosted a client lunch seminar, presenting Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century.  The below segment was […]

Video: Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century: Equal Employment Opportunity

On February 15, 2017,  Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A. hosted a client lunch seminar, presenting Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century.  The below segment was […]

Video: Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century: Harassment Policy (2/15/17 Client Lunch Seminar)

On February 15, 2017,  Sheehan & Sheehan, P.A. hosted a client lunch seminar, presenting Employee Handbooks and Policies in the 21st Century.  The below segment was […]

BREAKING NEWS: ALEXANDER ACOSTA NOMINATED AS SECRETARY OF LABOR

    President Trump has announced his plan to nominate Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor.  Currently the dean of a law school in Florida, Mr. […]