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Welcome to the Ogletree Deakins podcast page. Here, you can expect to hear timely and conversational discussions on labor and employment law topics covering the latest developments and trending issues impacting employers.



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Welcome to the Ogletree Deakins podcast page. Here, you can expect to hear timely and conversational discussions on labor and employment law topics covering the latest developments and trending issues impacting employers.



We encourage you to subscribe and also rate and review if you find the podcast useful.



Now that you’re a listener, here’s a little bit about us. Ogletree Deakins is an international labor and employment law firm representing management in every aspect of labor and employment-related legal matters. We represent employers of all sizes and across many industries, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies. We provide coverage throughout the United States, and in Canada, Mexico, and Europe. You can learn more by visiting us at www.ogletree.com.



Contact us with topics you’d like to hear, questions, and feedback at client.services@ogletree.com or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter (@OgletreeDeakins).



Thank you!

    Third Thursdays With Ruthie: Employer Free Speech Under the NLRA

    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.

    • 14 min
    Current Trends in Vaccine Incentives

    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.

    • 21 min
    Navigating Economic Incentives, Legislative Initiatives, and Workplace Issues in the Age of Social Protest

    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.

    • 17 min
    TECHPLACE Talk: New United States and European Union Guidance Relating to Update on Regulation of Artificial Intelligence

    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.

    • 22 min
    Third Thursdays With Ruthie: Collective Bargaining for COVID-19 Vaccinations

    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.

    • 22 min
    Nontraditional Workers and the ADA, Part I: Temporary Staffing of Nurses

    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.

    • 26 min

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My company has an organized workforce, and I found this really helpful in thinking about how to approach COVID-19 labor issues.

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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.

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