Serving South Dakota Since 1946
Jennifer S. Frank

Jennifer S. Frank

Jennifer Suich Frank is a seasoned employment attorney with over 20 years of experience advising clients on a variety of employment, labor and benefit issues.

She routinely advises human resources professionals and company leaders on issues involving discrimination, harassment, disability, ADA, FMLA, wage and hour, compliance, handbooks and policies, privacy, non-competes, hiring, discipline and termination. Jennifer also responds to charges of discrimination, complaints with federal and state agencies, and handles employment-related litigation.

attorney profile

Thursday, 18 June 2020
Published in Firm News

U.S. SUPREME COURT RULES EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION PROHIBITED AGAINST LGBT EMPLOYEES

On Monday, June 15, 2020, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a landmark decision that the federal law barring discrimination in the workplace now protects gay and transgender workers. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits…
Tuesday, 26 May 2020
Published in Firm Blog

COVID-19: GUIDANCE FOR SOUTH DAKOTA EMPLOYERS AS BUSINESSES REOPEN

With South Dakota COVID-19 cases still on the rise, employers and businesses around the state are making plans to get back to work or to determine what the new work environment will be and what it will look like. South…
Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Published in Firm News

COVID-19 LJSL ALERT: EEOC STATES EMPLOYERS MAY NOW SCREEN EMPLOYEES FOR COVID-19

As the Coronavirus pandemic rages on, many employers are left wondering what questions they may lawfully ask their employees about their health and any symptoms, in order to protect their workers and customers/clients. In addition, employers may wonder what kind…
Friday, 17 April 2020
Published in Firm Blog

SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 REEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

As most employers know, unemployment compensation (called reemployment assistance (RA) in South Dakota) is a program providing temporary financial assistance for people who lose their job through no fault of their own. It is not available in the case where…
Thursday, 26 March 2020
Published in Firm News

LJSL LEGAL ALERT: Families First Coronavirus Response Act – What Employers Need to Know Now

With the emergence and spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the world, our country’s full attention is on this pandemic on a daily, if not more frequent, basis. Employers attempt to quickly manage and deal with issues such as remote…
Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Published in Firm Blog

South Dakota’s Annual Increase Of Minimum Wage Has Been Announced

Just announced: the new South Dakota Minimum Wage for 2020 is increasing by 20 cents per hour. The new rate of $9.30 per hour is up from $9.10 in 2019. The new rate becomes effective on January 1, 2020. South…
Thursday, 26 September 2019
Published in Firm Blog

United States Department of Labor Issues Long-Awaited Final Overtime Rule

  This week the Federal Department of Labor announced its long-awaited final overtime rule, which will go into effect on January 1, 2020. The final rule raises the standard salary threshold from the currently enforced level of $455 per week…
Wednesday, 14 August 2019
Published in Firm Blog

Retaliation Cases on the Rise – But Timing Alone Not Always Enough to Prove It

Retaliation claims against employers are on the rise, as the statistics from the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) show. In fiscal year 2018, for example, total retaliation claims appeared in 51.6% of charges filed with the EEOC, totaling a…
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
Published in Firm Blog

“Because of Sex” - U.S. Supreme Court to Hear LGBT Employee Discrimination Cases

On April 22, 2019, the United States Supreme Court announced it would hear arguments on three high-profile employment-related cases next term, all involving the issue of whether sexual orientation and transgender status are considered protected under federal anti-discrimination laws. Under…
Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Published in Firm Blog

U.S. Department of Labor States Employees May Not Decline or Defer FMLA Leave of a Covered Absence

On March 14, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued an opinion letter (FMLA2019-1-A) after being asked “whether an employer may delay designating paid leave as Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave or permit employees to expand…
Page 1 of 2

What's New atLynn Jackson

View All