Laws limiting employers’ inquiries on a prospective employee’s compensation history are on the rise. More and more states and localities are passing these laws and, at the same time, courts are deciding cases on whether prior salary can justify pay differences. In this episode, Lara de Leon discusses the current state of the law and key steps employers can consider to address bans on salary history.
In 2018, Congress passed legislation and the IRS issued proposed regulations relaxing the requirements for 401(k) plan hardship distributions. In this podcast, David Rosner and Taylor Bracewell follow up on their earlier blog and discuss the previous hardship distribution requirements and how the new guidance will affect 401(k) plans and participants.
In the first episode of our TECHPLACE™ Tickler series, Danielle Ochs, Tom Lidbury, and Traer Cundiff discuss various eDiscovery-related issues that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic when many people are working remotely. They cover data security concerns while working from home, remote document review, and best practices for collecting, capturing, and transferring data remotely.
In this episode of our Workplace Safety in California series, Kevin Bland and Karen Tynan discuss special considerations for healthcare employers facing workplace safety inspections, by OSHA or CAL-OSHA, during the COVID-19 pandemic.