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SBH welcomes Johnson as new labor and employment attorney

Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC (SBH) is pleased to announce Candice Johnson has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Johnson focuses her practice on labor and employment counseling and defense litigation, with significant experience in discrimination issues. Having previously handled plaintiff’s work, she brings a unique perspective and a deep understanding of the approach […]

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OSHA issues new guidance on COVID-19

By MATTHEW J. WESTERING OSHA complied with President Biden’s recent directive to publish clear guidance for employers to help keep workers safe from COVID-19 exposure. While this guidance is not binding regulation, it signals OSHA’s view of an employer’s obligations and what it regards as appropriate measures to provide a reasonably safe workplace. In contrast […]

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Congress again considering legislation to help close historical pay disparities for men and women

By LINDA ADENIJI Recently, numerous representatives in the U.S. Congress renewed their efforts to close pay disparities between men and women in pushing for the passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act. First introduced in 1997, the current version of the Paycheck Fairness Act would amend the Equal Pay Act and make employers liable for pay […]

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Jones featured in Kansas City Business Journal cover story highlighting women leaders in the legal industry

The Kansas City Business Journal recently included insight from Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris (SBH) Managing Member Kimberly Jones in a cover story highlighting the increase in women earning leadership roles in Kansas City law firms. Titled “Evening the Scales,” the article looks at the factors for increased diversity, especially among influential law firms in the […]

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Insureds still face uphill battle for COVID-19 insurance coverage

By NICK R. DAUGHERTY With the spread of COVID-19 and its far-reaching impacts throughout the country, many businesses have filed suit seeking to recover under their insurance policies’ business interruption coverage. Business interruption coverage generally insures a business against temporary suspension of operations resulting from covered losses. However, most insurance policies’ business interruption coverage does […]

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