145 episodes

Michael Schmidt, Vice Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department, discusses current employment law news, trends, developments and guest analysis.

Employment Law Now Michael Schmidt

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 51 Ratings

Michael Schmidt, Vice Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Labor & Employment Department, discusses current employment law news, trends, developments and guest analysis.

    VIII-145 - Status Update: Injunctions for FTC Noncompete Ban and DOL Overtime Exemption Regs

    VIII-145 - Status Update: Injunctions for FTC Noncompete Ban and DOL Overtime Exemption Regs

    Where are things right now with the injunction decisions on the FTC's noncompete ban and the DOL's new overtime exemption regulations? Today's new episode provides the latest updates, while also discussing the Supreme Court's end-of-term decision with significant ramifications, and what employers should be thinking about right now.

    • 46 min
    VIII-144 - Current AI Regulatory Landscape and Employer Best Practices

    VIII-144 - Current AI Regulatory Landscape and Employer Best Practices

    I am joined by my Cozen colleague, Jeff Klamut, to summarize the current regulatory landscape involving artificial intelligence and what employers should be thinking about right now.

    • 56 min
    VIII-143 - Federal Agency Update (Part 2 of 2)

    VIII-143 - Federal Agency Update (Part 2 of 2)

    In this second part of a two-part series, I discuss the FTC's new ban on non-competes from yesterday, the DOL's new overtime exemption rule from yesterday, and OSHA's recently-released "walkaround rule." Hear what has just happened and what it means for employers.

    • 58 min
    VIII-142 - Federal Agency Update (Part 1 of 2)

    VIII-142 - Federal Agency Update (Part 1 of 2)

    In this first part of a two-part series, I discuss significant recent employment law developments coming out of the primary federal agencies: The U.S. Department of Labor, the EEOC, the FTC, and OSHA. Hear what has just happened and what it means for employers.

    • 28 min
    VIII-141 - DEI Perspectives From EEOC Commissioner Andrea Lucas

    VIII-141 - DEI Perspectives From EEOC Commissioner Andrea Lucas

    In today's episode, current EEOC Commissioner Andrea Lucas discusses whether the Supreme Court's recent DEI ruling has changed the landscape for Title VII claims, as well as the 11 best practices that employers should consider with their DEI initiatives.

    • 50 min
    VIII-140 - 7th Anniversary Episode: The Current State of Politics for Employers

    VIII-140 - 7th Anniversary Episode: The Current State of Politics for Employers

    In today's special 7th anniversary episode, I bring back my inaugural and annual guest, Howard Schweitzer, to discuss the current state of politics in this election year and the impact on employers.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

MeOnInternet ,

From an employment attorney

Keeps me up to date and spot on information that can be used on a daily basis.

CS Charlotte ,

Excellent resource

I had the privilege of working with Mike for several years. He always provided excellent advice. I have been listening to the podcasts since the very beginning and it is always my go to resource for the most current and relevant information related to HR.

RolandTN ,

Great resource

This is one of the best employment law podcasts I have found. For HR pros, this is a great way to stay up to date on the latest hot topics.

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