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Bad Tweets: Social Media and the Workplace

Sun April 1, 2018 Publications

On a Tuesday afternoon in February, The New York Times proudly announced it had hired journalist Quinn Norton, a “lead opinion writer on the power, culture and consequences of technology.” A blog post by Norton soon followed. She said those who had interviewed her “made it clear that they weren’t […]

How the New Tax Law Impacts Employee Benefits

Thu March 1, 2018 Publications

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes some significant changes to employee benefits which may cause employers to rethink their compensation plans. The Act limits the deductions employers can claim for employee benefits. Previously, employee transportation benefit programs allowed employees to use pretax dollars and their employers to […]

Minimum Wage Update

Thu February 1, 2018 Publications

With the federal minimum wage rate stagnating at $7.25 since 2009, more states and local governments are passing laws to raise the minimum wage in their respective jurisdictions. The District of Columbia and 29 states provide a higher minimum wage than the federal rate. For 2018, 18 states and 19 […]

Sexual Harassment: Limiting Employer Liability

Mon January 1, 2018 Publications

With the tumble of highly visible claims of sexual harassment and the recent “me too” environment, employers in all industries are double-checking their risk management efforts to ensure best practices. In claims involving hostile work environment harassment without an adverse employment action, employers may use their sexual harassment policies and […]

Donnelly + Gross Among “Best Law Firms” for 2018

Tue December 12, 2017 News

Donnelly + Gross is proud to announce its recognition among the “Best Law Firms” for 2018 as ranked by US News and Best Lawyers®. The firm received four Tier 1 rankings in the metropolitan area of Jacksonville (which includes North Central Florida) in the area of employment and labor law. […]