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Sharon Tallach Vogelpohl
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits / Real Estate

Sharon Tallach Vogelpohl to Serve on National Advertising Review Board (Movers & Shakers)

Vogelpohl is the president and CEO at MHP/Team SI of Little Rock. read more >
Jim Hendren
Agriculture & Poultry / Government & Politics / Legal / Manufacturing

8th Circuit Court Ruling Favors Rehab Program

The ruling overturned a $1.6 million class-action judgment in 2020 against Hendren Plastics Inc. read more >
Business Services / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal

Furlough or Layoff? (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

I had always considered a layoff to be a temporary response to a decrease in demand for a particular company’s goods or services — exactly what an area company in question called a furlough. read more >
ABPG isn't an easy name to spell out over the phone, but it now officially belongs to the company that owns Arkansas Business Publishing Group.
Legal / Media & Marketing / Small Business

ABPG Owner Now Owns ABPG NameLock Icon

It’s a minor development in the scheme of things, but Arkansas Business’ parent company now owns the rights to the name Arkansas Business Publishing Group. read more >
From left: Bryan Borland, Robin Fish, Bonnie Johnson, Philip Kaplan and Nicholas Williams.
Small Business

Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus Adds 5

Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus P.C. has added attorneys Philip Kaplan, Bonnie Johnson, Nicholas Williams, Robin Fish and Bryan Borland to its team. read more >
David Biscoe Bingham and Stuart Spencer of Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard in Little Rock.
Legal

Mitchell Williams Adds Bingham, Spencer (Movers & Shakers)

David Biscoe Bingham and Stuart Spencer have joined Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard as counsel in the Little Rock office. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

AETN Standoff Drags OnLock Icon

Three months after setting a deadline, there has been no resolution announced in a stalemate that followed the firing of chief fundraiser Mona Dixon, the AETN Foundation COO who had been a fixture in Arkansas educational TV for three decades. read more >
Education / Legal / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

AETN Foundation Lawyers UpLock Icon

Lawyers are talking and meetings are set in the power struggle between the Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network and its nonprofit fundraising arm, the AETN Foundation. read more >
David Couch, the author of Arkansas’ voter-approved medical marijuana amendment, says legal cannabis use does not grant permission for all kinds of employee behavior.
Agriculture & Poultry / Construction / Government & Politics / Insurance / Legal / Manufacturing / Public Companies / Transportation

Where Medical Marijuana Collides With Worker Safety

Two conflicting trends are hitting the United States: a continuing shortage of qualified or willing candidates for truck driving jobs, and the increasing state-level legalization of medical or recreational marijuana. read more >
Alexander Clark

Clark, Starnes Join Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus Firm

Alexander Clark has been hired by Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus PC in Little Rock as an associate attorney, and Kate Starnes was hired as marketing administrator. read more >
Carolyn WitherspoonDirector, Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus of Little Rock
Government & Politics / Legal

Carolyn Witherspoon on How Protecting Employees a Work in Progress

Carolyn Witherspoon, director of Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus of Little Rock, describes workplace law changes and adds women no longer have to dress like men before the bench. read more >
Attorney Melva Harmon of Little Rock says almost all employers have instituted sexual harassment policies and procedures.
Business Services / Government & Politics / Legal

Sexual Harassment: Workplaces Must Enforce BoundariesLock Icon

The establishment of boundaries, education and clear policies regarding behavior in the workplace, according to lawyers and human resources experts, are key for employers. read more >
Clockwise from top left: Nathan R. Finch, Daveante Jones, Sidney L. Leasure and Jessica Pruitt KoehlerWright Lindsey Jennings
Legal

Wright Lindsey Jennings Adds Four (Movers & Shakers)

Nathan R. Finch, Daveante Jones, Jessica Pruitt Koehler and Sidney L. Leasure have joined the Little Rock office of Wright Lindsey Jennings as associate attorneys. read more >
Randal Hobbs and Shawn Rowland of Rainwater Holt & Sexton
Legal / Media & Marketing

Rainwater Holt & Sexton Add Associate Attorneys (Movers & Shakers)

Randal Hobbs and Shawn Rowland have been hired as associate attorneys at Rainwater Holt & Sexton in Little Rock. read more >
Carlton Wing
Government & Politics / Health Care / Legal / Small Business

Update: State Chamber Behind Bill to Clarify Workplace Terms of Marijuana Law

A bill backed by the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce to amend the state's new medical marijuana law was filed Monday by state Rep. Carlton Wing, R-North Little Rock. read more >
Donna Smith Galchus
Business Services / Legal / Small Business

Donna Smith Galchus of CGWG Dies

Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus P.C. of Little Rock announces the death of founding member Donna Smith Galchus. The firm said she died Dec. 4 following a brief illness. read more >
Business Services / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal / Small Business

Pot Talk: Burning Questions From Employers About Legalization (Commentary)

If passed, ballot initiatives supporting the legalization of marijuana for medical use should prompt employers to address the complex workplace issues that would inevitably arise. read more >
Jennifer Chunn
Legal

Jennifer Chunn Hired at Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus (Movers & Shakers)

Chunn was previously a grants manager for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. She earned her degree in journalism and a juris doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. read more >
Jess Sweere, Amber Bagley, Missy Duke, Donna Galchus, Cindy Kolb, Steve Bingham, Rick Roderick of Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus.

The Benchmark: Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus Putting People First Into Practice

The law firm of Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus focuses on places to work with most of its clientele. It guides businesses and employers through the legal labyrinths of workplace issues such as union matters, discrimination, compensation and immigration status. read more >
From left: Chris Doolittle of BKD LLP, Missy McJunkins Duke and Amber Bagley of Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus.
Business Services / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal / Small Business

Affordable Care Act Amplifies Risk of Misclassifying Employees

Health care reform is increasing the importance of the correct classification of employees, employment lawyers and others say. That’s because the “employer mandate” of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act requires businesses with 50 or more full-time employees (or their equivalent) to offer those workers health insurance. read more >