State laws addressing the right to carry firearms have been evolving and some states, including Texas, have expanded the rights of individuals to carry guns in public places. In this podcast, Frank Davis, John Surma, and Andy Turner discuss the interplay between such laws and the rights of employers to limit employees’ possession of guns on work premises. This podcast includes an in-depth review of the “parking lot exception” and an update on recent changes to Texas state law.
Top Tips for Starting Workplace Investigatory Interviews
Workplace investigations can either stall out without any clear answer, or instead succeed and lead to a conclusion, depending on the effectiveness of the interviews. However, many people conducting interviews skip simple steps at the very outset that maximize their effectiveness. Join Milwaukee shareholders Bud Bobber and Tim Kamin as they discuss practical strategies, tips, and considerations when beginning an interview as part of a workplace investigation.
Key Considerations for Employers As the Coronavirus Spreads
Information surrounding the new strain of the coronavirus is rapidly evolving, and employers may begin getting questions from employees. In this podcast, Michael Eckard and Kathy Dudley Helms discuss practical considerations for employers to keep their workforces safe, from educating employees traveling to China and other impacted regions as to the symptoms of the virus, to being prepared to discuss accommodation needs.
Diversity & Inclusion at Work: Global Laws & Compliance
In this episode of our Diversity & Inclusion at Work series, Kimya Johnson and Bonnie Puckett discuss how employers with global workforces can create a diversity and inclusion program in light of differing and often conflicting laws across jurisdictions. Highlighting issues covered in the D&I Legal Survey, Model Policy, and Compliance Tools kit, this podcast details the various political, cultural and economic considerations for employers to create a D&I program and code of compliance consistent with their global values.