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Closed-door personnel matters dominate commission meeting

...occupied Augusta Commission members and the mayor for hours Monday, though no formal action resulted.At one point, general counsel Andrew MacKenzie and staff attorneys Kenneth Bray, Jody Smither man and Kayla Cooper were sent out from a closed-door...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-26/commissioners-discuss-pe
McDonald's faces employee lawsuit over franchisee behavior

...are joint employers because the company wields extensive influence over how the franchisees operate.The agency's general counsel office ruled in December that the company violated the rights of employees openly seeking better pay and working conditions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/mcdonalds-faces-employee-l
There's what Azziz said, and what he really meant

...ordinance. We don't have an enforceable ordinance now. Our parking ordinance does not work."Williams called on general counsel Andrew Mac Kenzie for an opinion on how to move the process forward."I think to put it succinctly, there's really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-01-17/theres-what-azz
City parking ordinance update gets lukewarm reception

...city's administrative services committee voted 3-0 with Commissioner Mary Davis absent for Woodard to meet with General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie on updating the ordinance, but for Woodard and Cassell to "bring back options detailing goals and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-12/city-parking-ordinance-u
Supreme Court could put brakes on government's job bias suits

...to settle allegations that it unfairly fired or disciplined hundreds of disabled workers for missing work.EEOC general counsel P. David Lopez has said the bigger cases send a stronger message to all employers about complying with the law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-11/supreme-court-could-put-br
New mayor brings formal attitude

...do in the state Legislature. I guess it made them feel more important.Everything went off without a hitch until General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie handed them an agenda addendum designed to change city ordinance to allow Davis to hire his staff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-01-10/new-mayor-bring
George Rogers

...Southern Methodist University and spent most of his career working for Imperial Oil in Toronto, Ontario, where he was General Counsel. George retired at 57, and spent the remainder of his life at the side of his loving wife, Sally, traveling the...

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Mayor gets approval to hire staff, Smith named mayor pro tem

...until an entire government acquisition project is complete."The exception would extend to the entire project," General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie said. An opinion from a Georgia Attorney General backs up the city's position, he said, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-06/mayor-given-authority-hi
Commissioners to elect new mayor pro tem

...Richmond County Commission.The city-county consolidation act created an in-house law department currently headed by General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie, but he is not the county attorney.If the provision remains applicable, it would "allow the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-01-05/commissioners-
Farmers brace for workforce shortage under Obama's executive action on immigration

...agriculture will lose workers without any mechanism to bring in new workers," said Jason Resnick, the vice president and general counsel of the powerful trade association Western Growers.Details of the president's immigration policy have yet to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-28/farmers-brace-workforce-sh