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Kentucky’s new pregnancy accommodation law

Strauss Troy Attorney Theresa Nelson

Effective July 27, 2019, the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act (the “Act”) requires all Kentucky employers with 15 or more employees (for 20 or more calendar weeks) to provide reasonable accommodations for an employee’s pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions. It is not novel that both federal and state law prohibit employers from discriminating against a …Read More

FINRA Guidance begins to turn the tide in customer’s favor

By William K. Flynn Last year I wrote about problems that happen when a registered representative (a “broker”) leaves the firm and heads for the seemingly greener pastures of a different broker-dealer, or gets out of the wire house merry-go-round and sets up shop with a registered investment adviser. Foremost among these issues is the …Read More

Seven pitfalls to avoid during a divorce.

Signpost with Divorce, Custody, Split, Marital Home signs pointing right; Lawyers, Assets, and Settlement signs pointing left.

Strauss Troy’s Family Law Department has handled many divorce and dissolution cases, and over the years we have gained knowledge that can make a client’s divorce experience less difficult. Read on for a few pointers that we have put together for our clients who are going through a divorce.

Bayer loses third trial in claims that Roundup® causes cancer

RoundUp weed killer on a store shelf; Bayer purchased Monsanto in 2018 and since then there have been more than 10,000 lawsuits filed against its subsidiary

Verdicts against Monsanto and its parent company Bayer are beginning to pile up after Monsanto loses its third trial over claims that its weed killer product, Roundup®, causes cancer.

If you have been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and have a history of using Roundup®, then Bayer and Monsanto may owe you a sizeable amount of money. Monsanto’s weed killer, Roundup®, contains a chemical known as glyphosate which has been linked to a type of cancer called Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

Department of Labor Proposes Increased Salary Level to Qualify for Fair Labor Standards Act Executive, Administrative and Professional Exemption

Strauss Troy Attorney Theresa Nelson

On March 7, 2019, the Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that would increase the salary level for the Executive, Administrative and Professional exemption from $455 per week, or $23,660 per year, to $679 per week or $35,308 per year. The proposed rule would also increase the salary level for “highly compensated employees” from $100,000 to $147,414 per year.

Strauss Troy is currently seeking an ERISA Attorney with portable book of business.

Move your career forward at Strauss Troy. We are currently seeking an ERISA Attorney with portable book of business. Qualifications: The ideal attorney will have a portable book of business and a minimum of five years of experience in employee benefit plan matters, health and welfare benefit plans, and qualified retirement plans. This candidate should have …Read More

Strauss Troy Attorney Jeffrey Levine named to Cincy Next Class 6

Strauss Troy attorney Jeff Levine

Strauss Troy is proud to congratulate Jeffrey A. Levine on being selected as a member of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s Cincy Next Class 6. Jeff is one of 45 early career professionals chosen from a large number of applicants for the Chamber’s leadership program, which focuses on connecting and developing the region’s most talented …Read More