Pamela Jeffrey Named 2022 Labor Lawyer of the Year by Peer Nominated Best Lawyers

Levy Ratner is proud to announce that Pamela Jeffrey was named 2022 Labor Lawyer of the Year by peer-nominated Best Lawyers. Pam has had an illustrious career representing unions and employees in the robust exercise of their rights in organizing, collective bargaining, strikes and picketing, litigation, arbitrations and before the NLRB. Congratulations also to Levy…

Levy Ratner is proud to represent Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones

Please read our client Nikole Hannah-Jones’ statement concerning her decision to decline tenure at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and to accept a tenured Knight Chair appointment at Howard University. Nikole Hannah-Jones is represented by LR’s Bob Stroup, Carl Levine and Dana Lossia, along with our co-counsel the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund,…

Levy Ratner Congratulates Partner Gwynne Wilcox on Her Confirmation by the U.S. Senate to the National Labor Relations Board

Levy Ratner is thrilled that the U.S. Senate has confirmed our partner and colleague Gwynne Wilcox to the National Labor Relations Board. Gwynne is the first Black female member of the NLRB in its 85-year history. Prior to her confirmation, for more than 30 years she was a staunch advocate for the rights and dignity…

Is “Long COVID” Interfering With Your Work or Daily Life? HHS and DOJ Release Guidance on Long COVID as a Disability Under the ADA and Related Laws

With the rise of “Long COVID” as a serious health issue, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly published guidance on whether and when Long COVID is a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Section 1557…

President Biden Signs Executive Order Encouraging the FTC to Ban or Limit Non-Compete Agreements

On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy. In the Order, which included 72 initiatives targeting various industries and agencies, a competitive marketplace is credited with creating “more high-quality jobs and the economic freedom to switch jobs or negotiate a higher wage” whereas the current marketplace…

EEOC Issues Fact Sheet Regarding Protections Against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021, the one-year anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision Bostock v. Clayton County, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a technical assistance document laying out guidance regarding protections against employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. In Bostock, the U.S. Supreme Court held that federal law…

Levy Ratner congratulates Allyson Belovin

Levy Ratner is thrilled to announce that Allyson Belovin was elected a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Click here to read more about Allyson’s long and successful career protecting and advancing the rights of working people by representing labor unions and individuals in all aspects of labor and employment law.