In a new podcast, members of Ogletree Deakins’ Cross-Border practice group explores global solutions for a multinational workforce. In this new world of quickly-changing, often-conflicting laws post-pandemic, we will boil down what employers must do and can’t you do, and provide tips to manage risk. This week, Bonnie Puckett discusses employers’ use of mobile applications during the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on key considerations deploying a global application to collect employee data. For additional resources, check out Ogletree Deakins Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.
With Missouri employers reopening businesses and returning employees to physical workspaces, Burt Garland, Sean Oliveira, and Claudia Tran discuss state and local recovery plans and guidelines, including the executive order reopening Missouri, the Show Me Strong Recovery Plan, and reopening orders in individual counties.
OSHA Inspections: Opening Conference and Scope of Inspection
In this podcast, John Surma and Frank Davis, members of Ogletree Deakins’ Workplace Safety and Health Practice Group, review the basis for and scope of inspections by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). John and Frank discuss circumstances that may trigger an inspection, what to expect at an opening conference, and an employer’s right to limit the inspection.
California COVID-19 Series: Considerations for Businesses Requiring Customer Face Coverings
In this episode of our California COVID-19 series, Joe Beachboard and David Raizman discuss how Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act can impact businesses’ decisions surrounding requiring customers to wear face coverings. They address the myriad of local, state, and federal orders and guidances, the competing interests of employees, customers, and vendors, and provide tips on how to best strike a balance.