Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC is pleased to announce that Clarksburg, WV oil and gas attorney Allison J. Farrell has been selected for inclusion in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice area of oil and gas law. This recognition for the 2021 year places Allison in the elite group of the top five percent of attorneys in the US, as ranked by her peers.
Building a successful business means constantly reevaluating what does and doesn’t work. Weighing the effectiveness of your business structure, staffing, and marketing efforts, to name a few, helps you determine when changes are necessary to maintain profitability. Sometimes, these evaluations show the need for significant changes, including downsizing.
The hospitality industry, from restaurants and hotels to arts and entertainment venues and the many vendors and businesses that supply or work with these companies, has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Too many businesses have closed for good, unable to remain solvent through the crisis. Some, however, are weathering the storm or even learning how to thrive in this time of crisis. Examining how hospitality businesses are surviving the pandemic can provide insight and inspiration to help your business do the same.
COVID-19’s impact on West Virginia (WV) employers continues to shadow businesses, government, and individual citizens. The federal response to the pandemic-induced economic shutdown, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), attempted to provide relief to families suffering due to business, childcare provider, and school closures. But the quickly passed legislation and intermittent, new guidance from the US Department of Labor has West Virginia employers scrambling to keep up. To help employers see the bigger picture, employers need to know the basic information about employer paid leave summarized below.
To the residents of the tristate area where West Virginia (WV), Kentucky (KY), and Ohio (OH) meet, the community is not strictly defined by the borders of the three states. Many of us work in one state but reside in another and travel across state lines for various business and personal reasons regularly. However, when it comes to legal matters like probate and estate administration, the rules and procedures that must be followed are determined by our state boundaries.