Monthly Archives: November 2021


Turkey Troubles

The holidays are a wonderful time to gather with friends and family, give thanks, and of course, feast on turkey. But these joyous festivities occasionally result in attendance and performance issues in even the most exemplary employees. The following blog will address common employment concerns that arise during the holiday season and tips for addressing [...]

2021-12-30T12:50:05-05:00November 17th, 2021|blog|

Sixth Circuit Deepens Circuit Split on Deliberate Indifference Claims

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision concerning lawsuits brought by pretrial detainees under the Fourteenth Amendment.  In its decision, the Court has sided with the Second, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits in holding that the Supreme Court’s decision in Kingsley v. Hendrickson, 576 U.S. 389 (2015), requires removal of the subjective component for [...]

2021-11-05T09:25:05-04:00November 5th, 2021|Newsletter|

Upping the Price of Employer Unfair Labor Practice Charges

On September 8, 2021, the NLRB released NLRB Memo GC 21-06 which directs NLRB regional offices to consider “the full panoply of remedies available” when determining compensation to employees and unions subjected to unfair labor practices (“ULP”). Under the National Labor Relations Act, private sector employees enjoy the right to collectively bargain over the terms [...]

2021-11-05T09:23:37-04:00November 5th, 2021|Newsletter|

Keeping up with COVID-19 Compliance

For most employers, keeping in compliance with COVID-19 regulations has been a moving target. Thankfully, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (“Task Force”) have updated their Frequently Asked Questions pages regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, clarifying the rights and responsibilities of employers instituting vaccination policies. In the EEOC’s updated [...]

2021-11-05T11:13:42-04:00November 5th, 2021|Newsletter|

FDAR Named to the U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

Fishel Downey Albrecht & Riepenhoff LLP is proud to once again be named to the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list for professional excellence! The firm's Litigation Insurance and Labor & Employment practice areas, as well as Employment Law and Labor Law Management practice areas achieved recognition! Firms included in The U.S. [...]

2022-04-08T11:10:40-04:00November 4th, 2021|Latest News|