In this podcast, Shareholder Kathy Dudley Helms—who represents a wide spectrum of employers, with a particular emphasis in the healthcare industry—and Of Counsel Val Butera—who focuses her practice on workplace safety and health matters—sit down with Jim McGrew, the firm’s Chief Client Services Officer to discuss the latest news, resources, and insights regarding monkeypox. The discussion includes tips for employers regarding their obligations—under the ADA, the FMLA, and OSHA’s workplace safety requirements—given the nature of monkeypox and its characteristics. The speakers also discuss issues that are on the forefront of employers’ minds as they consider policies regarding privacy, hygiene, travel, vaccine distribution, and protective gear.
In this episode of our California labor law podcast series, Maria Anastas and Daniel Adlong discuss recent union organizing by professional employees. The speakers also review a recent memorandum from the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) acting general counsel and assess its impact on what activity the NLRB will consider inherently concerted.
Paid sick leave ordinances in Dallas, Texas and San Antonio, Texas will take effect for most employers on August 1, 2019. Join Larry Smith and Tiffany Cox Stacy as they help employers prepare by answering some frequently asked questions about these ordinances.
In this episode of our Global Solutions series, Chris Anderson and Andre Appel address laws regarding remote work in Europe, South Africa, and the United Arab Emirates that were implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers focus on four issues that might arise in workplaces that have implemented remote work arrangements: (1) how employers and employees agree on teleworking arrangements; (2) whether employers must pay to implement a remote work arrangement, including payment for the necessary equipment to facilitate work from home; (3) employers’ workplace safety obligations with regard to employees who work from home; and (4) employee morale issues that might result from teleworking arrangements.