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Supreme Court Takes Narrow Road in Decision on Tyson Foods Class Action Status

Nilan Johnson Lewis labor and employment attorney Pablo Orozco says one of the major takeaways from the SCOTUS ruling might be what wasn’t decided more so than what was, as the high court also declined to consider the related, but equally important question, of whether representative evidence impermissibly allows employees who weren’t harmed to form part of the class and to receive a part of the award. More >

Preparing Your Health Care Organization for Cybercrime

While all businesses are susceptible to cyberattacks, health care organizations are especially targeted for the “coveted” data they hold – patient information, all stored in one location. It’s no longer a question of “if,” but “when,” as a recent Los Angeles hospital found out. More >

New Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Proposed

The City of Minneapolis is the latest in a long line of municipal and state governments to propose a paid sick leave ordinance. Paid sick leave is not a new issue in Minneapolis, as the City Council entertained another proposal in 2015. That proposal, which also contained onerous predictive scheduling and pay requirements, was ultimately […] More >

Webinar on March 15: Understanding and Complying with New Pay Equity Laws

Employers have seen a flurry of activity at the state and federal levels in the area of pay equity. A series of new OFCCP and state law requirements have been enacted which create significant new liability for employers. Join Nilan Johnson Lewis PA, a nationally recognized law firm based in Minneapolis, and EEO Logic, an equal employment and affirmative action consulting company in Portland, OR for a complimentary webcast on understanding and complying with new pay equity laws. Joseph Schmitt of Nilan Johnson Lewis and Scott Fazio of EEO Logic will discuss the recent flurry of legislative activity around pay equity, what it means for employers, and proactive strategies to avoid potential liability. More >

Nilan Johnson Lewis Welcomes Attorney Pablo Orozco

Orozco brings a wealth of class action experience to the firm, having provided complex litigation and trial services throughout his five-plus year career in Los Angeles. He has litigated numerous high-profile and high-stakes cases, where he developed litigation strategies, researched and wrote motions, and participated in depositions. More >

One-Day Mindfulness Workshop

Nilan Johnson Lewis is a proud sponsor of Minnesota Zen Meditation Center’s One-Day Mindfulness Workshop. The workshop will be taught by Zen master Norman Fischer, a well-known leadership consultant and one of the founding designers of Google’s successful Search Inside Yourself leadership programs. The event is Friday, March 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The […] More >