Public Hearing Scheduled for Comments on LBLS Employment Law Standards, Labor Law Standards

The Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization (LBLS) will hold a public hearing beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Louisiana Bar Center, 601 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, to provide a forum for Bar members to comment on the LBLS Employment Law Standards and Labor Law Standards.

The resolutions of two members of the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) House of Delegates (HOD) to suspend the LBLS’s Employment Law Standards and Labor Law Standards were approved by the LSBA HOD and the Board of Governors (BOG) at the Jan. 20, 2018, meeting. Both the Employment Law Standards and the Labor Law Standards had been approved by the HOD and BOG a year earlier at the Jan. 21, 2017, meeting without any opposition.

The HOD and BOG have now requested that the LBLS conduct further study on both the Employment Law Standards and Labor Law Standards, including whether a majority of affected practitioners actually support the standards, and whether concerns over discriminatory effects and unfair competitive advantages can be adequately addressed.

Prior to the public hearing, any questions or requests for a copy of the respective standards may be directed to LBLS Specialization Director Mary Ann Wegmann, Or, the standards may be reviewed on the LBLS website at:

For more information, email Wegmann or visit the LBLS website at:

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