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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

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

    IV-76- Covid-19 Employee Leave Entitlement When Summer Camp/Program Is Unavailable

    IV-76- Covid-19 Employee Leave Entitlement When Summer Camp/Program Is Unavailable

    In today's episode, we look at how the U.S. Department of Labor is educating and enforcing the federal Covid-19 Paid Sick Leave and FMLA provisions, and what happens when an employee needs leave because a summer camp or place of care becomes unavailable.

    • 22 min
    IV-75 - A Covid-19 Update From the EEOC and OSHA

    IV-75 - A Covid-19 Update From the EEOC and OSHA

    In today's new episode, I summarize the most-recent updated guidance from the EEOC and OSHA on such issues as employee accommodations, medical screening, hazard assessments, and pandemic harassment.

    • 36 min
    IV-74- An Interview Breaking Down Covid-19 and Workers Compensation

    IV-74- An Interview Breaking Down Covid-19 and Workers Compensation

    In today's new episode, I am joined by Robert Snashall, who has 40 years of experience involving workers compensation matters and served as the Chair of the New York State Workers Compensation Board, to discuss the role of workers compensation in the current Covid-19 pandemic.

    • 51 min
    IV-73- BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules on Sexual Orientation and Transgender Status

    IV-73- BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules on Sexual Orientation and Transgender Status

    Today's new episode addresses the new U.S. Supreme Court decision just released that includes sexual orientation and transgender status within Title VII's protection.

    • 18 min
    IV-72 - The Top 10 Employment Claims Arising Out of Covid-19

    IV-72 - The Top 10 Employment Claims Arising Out of Covid-19

    In today's new episode, I identify the top 10 likely employment law claims and lawsuits that employers will face from the Covid-19 pandemic.

    • 45 min
    IV-71-Breaking Down the New PPP Loan Forgiveness Guidance

    IV-71-Breaking Down the New PPP Loan Forgiveness Guidance

    New guidance was just issued over the weekend on PPP loan forgiveness issues. Some questions were answered, and others remain. In today's new episode, I am joined by my Cozen colleagues Steve Dickinson and James Van Orden to explain this breaking development.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

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.

Colorado Tucker ,

Keep them coming...

Michael is the go-to guy for employment law matters! Looking forward to his 2020 podcasts. Informative guests included.

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