DSV Blog

DOL Issues New Guidance on Joint Employer Standard

By: Daniel M. Drewry, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP Last month the DOL published an Administrator’s Interpretation addressing the Joint Employer standard under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA).  In a joint employment setting, each employer… Read More >

Nursing Home Admissions

By: Rick Rauch, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP Being born in 1964, I am the last year of the “so-called” Baby Boomers.  Due to my Dad’s age, I know I need to start thinking about his long term care.  He is mostly healthy now.  Unfortunately,… Read More >

When the Fine Print Gets Expensive: Capital Calls

By: David L. Simmons, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP What can be more exciting than a new business venture? Unfortunately, the thrill of creating or buying a business often overshadows the more mundane aspects of the enterprise, such as operating agreements and corporate governance. Buried… Read More >

EEOC Proposal Seeks Equal Pay Information from Employers

By: Melanie M. Dunajeski, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP On January 29th, President Obama and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced a proposal to use employers’ annual EEO-1 reports obtain pay information as part of the administration’s increased efforts to combat perceived compensation discrimination… Read More >

DSV Welcomes New Associate: Shelbie J. Byers

Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP (DSV) is honored to announce the hire of Shelbie J. Byers, an associate whom focuses her practice on Labor and Employment Law and Litigation Law. Shelbie will be working with Melanie M. Dunajeski out of our Merrillville Office. Shelbie has… Read More >