As any employer with employees in California knows, there are some major differences between leaves of absence under federal law and under California law. In this podcast, Karen Tynan and Jill Schubert discuss the types of leaves afforded under California law and the similarities and differences with federal law, as well as best practices for recordkeeping and documentation.
In light of continued government orders relating to business closures, restrictions, and more during the coronavirus outbreak, unionized employers may be wondering about their obligations under the National Labor Relations Act. In this episode of the Third Thursdays podcast, Ruthie Goodboe and Jackie Damm discuss practical considerations for unionized employers during this unprecedented time, including whether employers need to follow the terms of their collective bargaining agreements (CBAs), common CBA provisions that may be particularly applicable during this time, and what to do if currently engaged in contract negotiations.
Recent cases and guidance from the National Labor Relations Board signal a shift in the standards for determining the legality of employer work rules. In this episode, Ruthie Goodboe from our Pittsburgh and Detroit (Metro) offices discusses the current state of the law and what all employers—unionized and non-unionized—need to know about employee handbook policies and practices.
In this episode, Keith Kopplin and Sarah Platt compare Wisconsin’s Family and Medical Leave Act with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act and discuss the key differences and top things employers should know.