Important insights and tips regarding the Vaccine Mandate

LLRG has conducted separate meetings with employment law attorneys, OSHA representatives and HR consultants regarding the Biden Administration’s Vaccine Mandate—set to go into effect January 10, 2022. This employer regulation is to be enforced by OSHA. OSHA is set to begin enforcement of the mandate on February 9, 2022. While at the time of this […]

Gov. Abbott ends statewide mandates starting March 10, 2021

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) says it’s time to “open Texas 100%” and ended the statewide mask mandate, effective next Wednesday, March 10, 2021. The governor delivered a statewide address Tuesday from Lubbock where he said the state mandates were no longer needed in the battle against COVID-19 and that he was issuing a new […]

A Ripple Effect – Small businesses survival is crucial to the U.S. economy!

With 44% of the domestic GDP being generated by small businesses, the significance of the fact that more than 3 million of those companies have closed their doors since the onset of the pandemic cannot be overstated. The chief concern that weighs heavily on the minds and shoulders of the entire world, much less the […]

More Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) signed by President Trump The PPPFA is a huge win for small businesses as it will ease many of the burdens placed on businesses that received PPP loans. Regardless of your political affiliation the bipartisan approval of the adjusted PPP loan forgiveness process gives us all hope that […]

Potential changes and extensions to the PPP

On Friday afternoon, Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) agreed on legislation that would make changes to the PPP. Their bill would: The bill sponsors are attempting to “hotline” this proposal through the Senate, a procedure that allows for quick consideration of legislation. This could happen as […]

Studies show women are faring better versus the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus tends to affect men more severely than it does women. Numerous studies have shown that the disease tends to be more severe and deadly for men. An analysis of the patients hospitalized in New York City with the virus showed that more than 60% were men. Furthermore, the mortality rates in New York […]

Largest ICE Raid In A Decade

Load Trail, a Sumner TX manufacturing company was recently raided by 300 ICE Agents detaining 160 alleged undocumented workers after an ongoing investigation. The company’s owner’s face the possibility of criminal indictment. Similar circumstances have resulted in employers being charged by ICE with alien smuggling, alien harboring, document fraud, money laundering and conspiracy. This raid […]

Working Safely With & Around Electricity

Reports find that around 1000 accidents at work involving electric shocks or burns are recorded every year.  Faulty equipment can cause shocks that are severe and lead to permanent injury and can also lead to indirect injuries, due to falls from ladders, scaffolds, or other work platforms. That old saying is true, if the shock […]

Staying Cool In The Summer Heat

Since our summer months have started out hotter than normal, we need to revisit how to beat the heat when working in or near triple digit temperatures.  When  working in hot conditions, this puts your body under a lot of stress. Physical activity stresses the body even more. When heat is combined with physical activity, […]