OSHA recently updated its COVID-19 advisory, stating that most employers "no longer need to take steps to protect their fully vaccinated workers who are not otherwise at-risk from COVID-19 exposure."
Riess LeMieux founding partner, Christopher LeMieux, will be speaking on the legal panel at the Louisiana Associated General Contractors 2021 Annual Summer Conference. Chris will address new cases and legislation affecting the construction industry.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently considered the burden required to defeat summary judgment on a claim brought under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 621-34.
OSHA changed its guidance that previously required employers to record adverse side effects of employees who are vaccinated. The new guidance, in effect until May 2022, states that the agency will not enforce the requirement to report COVID-19 vaccination side effects so as not to deter workers from getting vaccinated.
Riess LeMieux Construction Practice and Attorneys Ranked in 2021 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Riess LeMieux has been ranked in the 2021 guidebook, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Construction Law. Firm founders, Michael R. Riess and Christopher K. LeMieux were also recognized in the publication for their individual achievements in the area of construction law.
Legal Update: Lathan Constr., LLC v. Webster Par. Sch. Bd. and Geosport Lighting Sys., LLC v. Bossier City (April 2021)
When is it too late for a contractor to file a bid protest under the Louisiana Public Bid Law? The Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued two decisions highlighting the factors courts consider when evaluating the timeliness of bid protest actions.
The rapidly growing office of Riess LeMieux, LLC, has an opening for a motivated and talented Legal Secretary with 5+ years of litigation experience. Candidate must have administrative experience, exceptional organizational and communication skills, proficient in MS word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, and type with speed and accuracy.
Riess LeMieux, LLC. is continuing to grow and has another opening for a motivated and talented Paralegal with 5+ years of litigation experience. Candidate must have exceptional organizational and communication skills, proficient in MS word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, and type with speed and accuracy.
Legal Update: World War II Theatre, Inc. v. Desimone Consulting Engineering Group, LLC, et al. (April 2021)
A federal court recently considered the admissibility of expert testimony in a dispute between the owner of the World War II Museum hotel and several project consultants concerning delays allegedly caused by design errors. In World War II Theatre, Inc. v. Desimone Consulting Engineering Group, LLC, et al., the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled on competing motions to exclude expert testimony.