New Georgia Employment Laws Change Definition of Employment, Restrict Local Laws Regulating Work Hours | Jackson Lewis P.C.

Emily Parkin

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has signed into law two measures addressing the employment relationship. The first, Act 809 (H.B. 389), alters the definition of employment for purposes of unemployment benefits. The second, Act 823 (S.B. 331), precludes local governments from regulating the scheduling or work hours of a private business’s […]

Real Estate Investor Climate Change Shifts

Emily Parkin

Related Practices & Jurisdictions The prospect of climate change, and the corresponding elevated risks to various forms of property and investments, are increasingly beginning to be priced in to widening swathes of the economy.  While the energy sector–particularly fossil fuel production–was first identified as an industry likely to be impacted […]