Lloyd Gosselink News

OSHA ISSUES NEW GUIDANCE ON RETURNING TO WORK

Employers creating return to work plans should consider OSHA’s newly-released Guidance on Returning to Work. Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released Guidance on Returning to Work to assist employers and workers in… Read More

Lloyd Gosselink selected Again for “Best Companies to Work For in Texas” by Texas Monthly

For nine years in a row, Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle and Townsend, P.C. has been recognized as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in Texas” by Texas Monthly in the small company category. The Firm was selected based on… Read More

Lloyd Gosselink’s Law Clerk Program

Lloyd Gosselink is pleased to welcome three new law clerks to our Summer 2020 Law Clerk Program! For years, our Law Clerk Program has given law students the opportunity to gain experience working with both principals and associates in all of… Read More

Texas supreme court declines city of austin’s invitation to approve paid sick leave ordinance

Last Friday, June 5, 2020, the Texas Supreme Court declined the City of Austin’s request to validate the constitutionality of its Paid Sick Leave Ordinance. The Court’s decision not to hear the City’s appeal means that the appellate court’s determination that… Read More

Governor Abbott Announces Extensions To Payment Deadlines For Certain Employers

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has extended payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers that are required to pay a share of unemployment benefits. Designated reimbursing employers include non-profits, local governments, school districts… Read More

Chambers USA 2020 Recognizes Four Lloyd Gosselink Attorneys

Chambers and Partners has recognized four Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. attorneys from the Energy and Utility Practice Group in its Chambers USA 2020 as top lawyers in the Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity) – Texas category. Read More

CARES Act Summary Update

There have been two major updates to the CARES Act this week. Governor Abbott provided guidance to local governments on access to aid and Congress authorized additional funding for PPP loan program. See Lloyd Gosselink’s updated CARES Act summary for… Read More

Supreme Court Issues Opinion regarding Discharge Permitting Scope

The U.S. Supreme Court creates new test in discharge permitting under Maui case, potentially impacting well-injection practices nationwide. • The Court overruled the 9th Circuit’s test of “fairly traceable,” but also poured out the Maui argument that contended no… Read More

COVID-19 Safety Considerations and Workplace Liability

Last week, the family of a Walmart employee who died after contracting COVID 19 brought a negligence and wrongful death suit against the company, alleging that it failed to follow CDC guidelines in providing adequate protection for worker safety. Read More

The Lone Star Current – April 2020 Edition

Don’t forget – if there is ever a topic that you would like for us to cover, please reach out to our Managing Editor, Chris Brewster, at 512.322.5831 or cbrewster@lglawfirm.com. Otherwise, enjoy our latest issue! If you would… Read More

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