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Hosted by Chris Cooley, this is a podcast about current HR topics and stories. Using a relatable and conversational platform, we break down the business of HR and employee issues while helping you avoid expensive risks.

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Hosted by Chris Cooley, this is a podcast about current HR topics and stories. Using a relatable and conversational platform, we break down the business of HR and employee issues while helping you avoid expensive risks.

    25. Next Steps? Legal POV on the OSHA/ETS Including The 5th Circuit Court Stay Order.

    25. Next Steps? Legal POV on the OSHA/ETS Including The 5th Circuit Court Stay Order.

    Discussing the legal angle and new updates on OSHA’s Covid-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard with Wendy Shelton a labor and employment attorney with Nippes, Healy and Gault. We discuss what the recent 5th Circuit Court’s stay order means and what next legal steps are anticipated.
     

    • 26 min
    24. Part 2. Jan 4 OSHA ETS. Is This You? A Deep Dive Into The Details Of Who This Affects

    24. Part 2. Jan 4 OSHA ETS. Is This You? A Deep Dive Into The Details Of Who This Affects

    Part 2 of our Join Chris Cooley as he breaks down how to determine if you meet the 100 employee threshold for the OSHA ETS Vaccination Mandate.

    • 26 min
    23. Now What? Part 1. Accepting The OSHA ETS Vaccination Mandate For Businesses 100+

    23. Now What? Part 1. Accepting The OSHA ETS Vaccination Mandate For Businesses 100+

    As large businesses receive news of the mandatory Jan 4 deadline for COVID-19 vaccination, this creates many questions. Chris Cooley breaks down some of these FAQ's and prepares us for the ramifications of the mandate. 

    • 26 min
    22. Steps Employers Can Take Now To Prepare For Biden's Upcoming Vaccine & Testing Mandate

    22. Steps Employers Can Take Now To Prepare For Biden's Upcoming Vaccine & Testing Mandate

    In this podcast, Chris discusses with HR professional John Yerger about steps for employers to reduce risk prior to vaccination & testing Mandate. Employers must develop a logistical plan to comply with OSHA's new Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), for example  who will pay for the testing, how will scheduling work, what to do while waiting for results, how to track results, and how to communicate and enforce consequence for results.

    Visit us at www.myhrconcierge.com for more information or email ccooley@myhrconcierge.com with questions.

    Timestamps:

    2:17 As an employer, what am I supposed to do to get ready?

    5:34. Logistic challenges for the employer with this mandate

    6:40 Communication about procedures to employees and why this is important

    9:45 Confidentiality of private health information

    11:20  How education can protect employers and help employees

    14:20 What are reasonable excuses? Discussing Reasonable Accommodations  for the vaccine or testing

    • 26 min
    21. The Importance Of Healthcare Specific Screening As You Hire During Covid-19 In The Healthcare Industry

    21. The Importance Of Healthcare Specific Screening As You Hire During Covid-19 In The Healthcare Industry

    In this short podcast, we talk candidly with background check expert, Kim Lewis, about hiring and screening for the healthcare industry – beyond just drug testing, including the big difference in the FBI database search vs. a more comprehensive advanced healthcare screening package and ongoing monitoring.

    Read more in our article HERE.

    More HR Questions? Visit us at www.myhrconcierge.com

    Bookmarks: 

    1:38. Why is background screening beyond drug testing so important in the healthcare industry? 

    3:30 Risk mitigation with the proper healthcare screening package.

    4:40 FBI database search vs. Advanced background screening. Why FBI search is not enough. 

    11:30 What screening package to run to supplement other or previous employee screening tests. 

    14:04. Overall benefits of healthcare specific screening. 

    • 26 min
    20. It's Not Over... Long-Haul Covid-19 Symptoms May Affect The Workplace. How To Address This.

    20. It's Not Over... Long-Haul Covid-19 Symptoms May Affect The Workplace. How To Address This.

    Introducing Long-Haul Covid. In this episode learn how this has been affecting the workplace. Did you know employees that have lingering COVID symptoms after testing negative can be protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act? Join Chris as he talks with John Yerger of MyHRConcierge about how employers can protect when employees have these lingering symptoms.
    Read more in our article HERE.

    More HR Questions? Visit us at www.myhrconcierge.com

    Bookmarks: 

    1:27    What is long haul Covid?

    3:20    Does long-haul covid fall under ADA? 

    3:40   How does an employer handle this  if job performance is affected

    3:46   Is this a case for Reasonable Accommodations?

    6:50   How job descriptions can support the employer dealing with long-haul covid

    • 26 min

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