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COVID-19 Legislative Update: DOL Guidance on Emergency Paid Leave Requirements

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Updated March 27, 2020 On March 18, 2020, President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which makes broad temporary changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and… Read More

COVID-19 Legislative Update: New Paid Emergency Leave Requirements for Employers Begin on April 2, 2020

Making  temporary additions to the Family and Medical Leave Act;Requiring emergency paid leave for employees affected by COVID‑19;Providing free coronavirus testing;Expanding food security initiatives;Increasing Medicaid funding; and Supplementing state unemployment insurance programs. Lloyd Gosselink’s Employment Law Practice Group has analyzed… Read More

COVID-19: Hoping for the Best, Planning for the Worst

As we expect most of our colleagues and clients are doing, we at Lloyd Gosselink are continuing to closely monitor the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation in the United States and particularly in Texas.  We are doing so both to ensure that… Read More

Congratulations to Our 2020 Texas Rising Stars

We are proud to announce the selection of Stefanie P. Albright, Nathan E. Vassar, and Sarah T. Glaser to the 2020 Texas Rising Stars list. Only 2.5% of… Read More

TCEQ Proposes Recycling Rules Affecting Municipalities and Special Districts

by Sam Ballard Do you represent a governmental entity, such as a municipality or special district? If so, you need to be aware of TCEQ’s recently released Recycling Rule… Read More

The Lone Star Current – January 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, David Klein, at 512.322.5818 or dklein@lglawfirm.com. Otherwise, enjoy our latest issue! If you would… Read More

Activity Ramps Up At Texas Legislature As The New Year Begins

by Troupe Brewer and Ty Embrey A new year is upon us and activity at the Texas Legislature is starting to heat up both on political and legislative fronts. State legislators will be campaigning throughout their legislative districts and meeting… Read More

The Lone Star Current Interview

Emily Lindley, Commissioner Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Governor Greg Abbott appointed Emily Lindley to serve as Commissioner for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on August 20, 2018. Before her appointment, Commissioner Lindley served as the Chief of… Read More

Rain, Rain, Go Away. The New TCEQ Rules Are Here to Stay.

by Sam Ballard On September 30, 2019, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (“TCEQ”) announced that, effective on that date, applicants for permits, permit amendments, permit modifications, and registrations for municipal solid waste (“MSW”) facilities must use updated precipitation data… Read More

“Ask Sheila” Column

Dear Sheila, We are a public entity and are finding more and more that our employees are using their personal cell phones for work-related reasons. Very few employees have a work-issued cell phone but there is no denying the convenience… Read More

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