In this episode of our California COVID-19 series, Joe Beachboard and Linda Claxton discuss the state of employment litigation in California and the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. They address the current landscape for handling mediations, discovery, and motions, as well as tips for managing the many litigation-related challenges that have arisen due to remote work, court closures, and shifting business needs.
For employers with both unionized and non-unionized employees, determining a strategy for working conditions—i.e., whether to provide the same terms and conditions of employment to unionized and non-unionized employees—can be a challenge. In this episode of the Third Thursdays podcast, Ruthie Goodboe discusses tips and considerations for setting working conditions and for communicating these conditions to employees.
An Overview of Virginia’s New Emergency Temporary Standard for the Prevention of COVID-19 in the Workplace
In this podcast, Tevis Marshall discusses the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard, which went into effect on July 27, 2020. He addresses the requirements that apply to all Virginia employers, and additional requirements that apply to employers with workers who qualify as very high, high, and medium exposure risk levels.
As the global community continues to grapple with issues of racial injustice, Sierra Gray discusses how employers and employees can be allies in workplace, including identifying and addressing micro-aggressions and the concept of colorblindness. This podcast provides a starting point of resources for listening to, engaging with, and standing up for others.