63 episodes

A podcast covering all aspects of labor and employment law in the United States. Attorney Mark Chumley provides practical insights into the challenges facing businesses today.

The Practical Employment Law Podcast Mark Chumley

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

A podcast covering all aspects of labor and employment law in the United States. Attorney Mark Chumley provides practical insights into the challenges facing businesses today.

    Immediate Termination

    Immediate Termination

    Terminating an employee is often a long process involving warnings and documentation of performance issues. However, there are several scenarios that may call for immediate termination of employment. Employers often view these scenarios as safe from an employment law perspective but there can be hidden risks. In this episode, seven scenarios that often lead to immediate termination will be considered, including:Workplace Violence or Threats of Violence;Unprofessional or Inap...

    • 13 min
    Labor & Employment Law Update - February 2024

    Labor & Employment Law Update - February 2024

    In this new podcast episode, recent cases and news from the world of Labor & Employment Law will be discussed, including: The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act – A Texas court has enjoined enforcement of the PWFA against the state of Texas. What does this mean for employers? COVID-19 Vaccine Cases – Two recent cases - Gibbons v. Disney and Kennedy v. PEI-Genesis - consider former employees' claims against their employers arising from vaccine mandates and employer policies rela...

    • 11 min
    Telephone Game

    Telephone Game

    Many employees today use a phone in connection with their work. Some employers provide employees with phones and others allow or require their employees to use a personal phone. In either case, employee phone use creates a host of potential issues for employers. In this episode, 5 issues related to employee phone use will be considered. Issue 1: Safety; Issue 2: Trade Secrets; Issue 3: Evidence Preservation; Issue 4: Wage and Hour Issues; Issue 5: ...

    • 10 min
    Labor & Employment Law Update - January 2024

    Labor & Employment Law Update - January 2024

    In this new podcast episode, recent cases and news from the world of Labor & Employment Law will be discussed, including: SpaceX v. NLRB – The NLRB issued a complaint against SpaceX and in response, SpaceX filed its own lawsuit claiming that the entire structure of the NLRB is unconstitutional. This could get interesting. Johnson v. Federal Information Systems, Inc. – In this case, an employee was discharged after making a complaint of discrimination, which sounds like a classic...

    • 14 min
    Employment Law Issues to Watch in 2024

    Employment Law Issues to Watch in 2024

    It is a new year and there is a lot going on in the world of employment law. This episode will cover seven (7) issues to keep an eye on in 2024, including:The Future of Federal Agencies;Non-Compete Agreements;The Joint Employer Rule;The Future of the Tip Credit;The DEI Backlash;Challenges to the Gig Economy;Artificial Intelligence.Listen in and find out what to watch for in the employment law world in 2024.Comments or questions: Contact Mark Chumley at mchumley@kmklaw.com or visit www.k...

    • 15 min
    The Employment Law Naughty & Nice List

    The Employment Law Naughty & Nice List

    In this holiday episode, we take a look back at the biggest employment law issues covered on the podcast in the past year and consider whether employers have been naughty or nice. Issues include:The NLRB's ruling on confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses in severance agreements;Non-compete agreements;The PWFA and PUMP Act;Pay Transparency Laws;Artificial Intelligence; and Legalized Marijuana.Listen in and find out whether your business has been [employment law] naughty or ni...

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

AugustEndeavors ,

Solid Advice From a Great Trial Lawyer

This a solid law podcast, not just for employers and HR professionals, but for other employment lawyers. Chumley is basically sharing his vast real world experience in employment litigation in short 15-min segments. It is definitely worth your time and attention.

CincyMarlette ,

Clear, concise and timely

Nicely done, informative with actionable items. I need to update my COVID plan.

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