Macey Swanson and Allman recently achieved a reversal from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in the case Adeyeye v. Heartland Sweeteners. Brought on behalf of a Nigerian immigrant who sought time off to perform rites at his father's funeral, the case reaffirmed several important principles of employers' religious accommodation requirements under federal law.
Media coverage of the case can be found here:
The Indiana Lawyer
The Employment Law Blog
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Macey Swanson and Allman partner Richard Swanson spoke at the 22nd Annual Worker’s Compensation Seminar, which is organized by the Indiana Workers Compensation Institute (IWCI) and the Indiana Self-Insurers Association (ISIA). This seminar took place August 7-8 at the Marriott East in Indianapolis, IN. Mr. Swanson was part of a panel discussion on presenting cases to the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board.
Mr. Swanson also recently presented at the California Applicants&rsquo... Read more →
INDIANA CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS RECEIVE SETTLEMENT FOR PRE- AND POST-SHIFT DUTIES PERFORMED AFTER THE ELIMINATION OF ROLL CALL
Indiana Department of Correction (DOC) officers recently received a settlement from the State of Indiana in connection with complaints they previously filed to challenge their failure to receive just compensation for duties they had to perform before and after the start of their respective shifts without compensation. These complaints were originally filed with the ... Read more →
Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Nora L. Macey as the Indianapolis Best Lawyers Employment Law - Individuals Lawyer of the Year for 2012.
After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Best L... Read more →
Macey Swanson and Allman partner Richard Swanson will present a session titled “Cost Effective Hearing Preparation of a Denied Worker’s Compensation Claim” at the ICLEF Worker’s Compensation Seminar on November 11, 2011 in Indianapolis, IN. Seminar attendees can earn up to six CLE credits.
Mr. Swanson has also recently presented at the 31st Annual Labor-Management Relations Seminar, held in June 2011 in Indianapolis, IN and at the SEAK Workers’ Compensa... Read more →
Macey Swanson and Allman is proud to be an affiliate of the Union Plus Legal Service offered through the AFL-CIO. If you are a Union Plus member and need legal services relating to worker’s compensation, Social Security, black lung benefits or personal injury, please give us a call. We provide:
Free initial consultation - up to 30 minutes with a lawyer (in person or over the phone). There is no obligation to hire our firm after this consultation.
Free follow-up services - includin... Read more →