In the final episode of our series on unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ashley Cuttino answers the most frequently asked questions regarding unemployment benefits, including the interaction between state and federal unemployment, employer ratings, and partial unemployment benefits.
In the second of a four-part series on unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ashley Cuttino discusses potential considerations for employers following the decisions to lay-off or furlough employees, including notice requirements, voluntary furlough programs, supplementing unemployment benefits, and other ways to assist impacted employees.
In this podcast, Andre’ Caldwell and Diana Nehro discuss lessons learned about conducting remote workplace investigations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers explain the benefits of flexibility, how company culture matters to investigation results, the advantages of planning ahead, and mastering technological devices that facilitate remote investigations.
In this podcast recorded at the firm’s national Workplace Strategies seminar, the co-chairs of Ogletree Deakins’ Technology Practice Group, Danielle Ochs and Jenn Betts, discuss the impact of new and emerging technologies in the workplace—specifically ChatGPT. Jenn and Danielle provide an overview of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it’s being used in the workplace, and discuss the EEOC’s announcement that it intends to hold employers accountable for their use of AI in hiring and recruiting decisions. Danielle and Jenn also discuss ways in which emerging AI technologies, such as ChatGPT, raise new concerns for the workplace and employers and how employers can protect their “smart” workplaces from technological traps.