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Third Thursdays With Ruthie: Employer Free Speech Under the NLRA
In the June edition of our Third Thursdays podcast series, Ruthie Goodboe discusses Section 8(c) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) in the context of a case recently decided by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The speaker explains the distinctions between permitted and prohibited employer communications.
Current Trends in Vaccine Incentives
In this podcast, Nonnie Shivers and Jessica Kuester discuss six common types of vaccination incentive programs. The speakers address the employment law concerns raised by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s guidance of May 28, 2021, as well as issues arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The speakers also explain the impact of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 on each type of vaccine incentive program.
Navigating Economic Incentives, Legislative Initiatives, and Workplace Issues in the Age of Social Protest
Over the last year, many employers have responded internally and externally to issues raised by an increasing number of social justice movements. In this podcast, Randle Pollard and Simone Francis address the concerns and considerations that may arise when employers engage in social justice conversations, including the possible implications for tax incentives and employee engagement.
TECHPLACE Talk: New United States and European Union Guidance Relating to Update on Regulation of Artificial Intelligence
In this episode of our TECHPLACETM Talk series, Danielle Ochs and Jenn Betts are joined by Colleen DeRosa, Stephen Riga, and Justin Tarka to address new guidance relating to employer use of artificial intelligence. In particular, the speakers discuss the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) recent guidance in the United States and the European Commission’s proposal for the Artificial Intelligence Act.
Third Thursdays With Ruthie: Collective Bargaining for COVID-19 Vaccinations
In the May edition of our Third Thursdays podcast series, Ruthie Goodboe and Ethan Picone discuss an employer’s duty to bargain with a union when seeking to implement a vaccination policy and corresponding requests for information. The speakers also address other considerations for employers relating to mandatory vaccination policies, including responding to employee refusals to be vaccinated.
Nontraditional Workers and the ADA, Part I: Temporary Staffing of Nurses
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented increase in the use of alternative staffing for employees in healthcare settings. In this podcast, Jana Baker and Jim Paul address accommodation issues raised by the temporary staffing of nurses in healthcare settings. The speakers also explain the duties imposed by Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on staffing agencies and healthcare facilities. In addition, the speakers cover best practices for engaging in the interactive process.
My company has an organized workforce, and I found this really helpful in thinking about how to approach COVID-19 labor issues.
Workplace Safety in California- Cal/OSHA -COVID 19
What an informative and insightful podcast. Beneficial information to assist businesses comply and provide appropriate responses to inquiry.