In this podcast, Tom Davis and Tom Stanek, co-chairs of Ogletree Deakins’ Traditional Labor Relations Practice Group, provide an update on the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) February 2023, decision that nondisparagement and confidentiality provisions in severance agreements are unlawful. This episode of Third Thursdays does a deep dive into the March 22, 2023, NLRB general counsel (GC) memorandum clarifying the McLaren Macomb ruling. In addition to providing an update on the GC’s latest guidance, Davis and Stanek also provide clarification on previously unsettled issues and factors to keep in mind when drafting severance, settlement, and other employment agreements.
Global Solutions: What’s up Doc? The Role of Designated Medical Providers in Returning Employees to Work
In this episode of the Global Solutions series by Ogletree Deakins’ Cross-Border practice group, Carolyn Knox and Rebecca Marks discuss the role of occupational health providers in the European Union and Latin America, including how employers can effectively interact with occupational health providers during reopening post-COVID-19.
TECHPLACE™ Tickler: Tech Industry Immigration during COVID-19
In the fifth episode of our TECHPLACE™ Tickler series, Danielle Ochs and Jacky Maroney discuss the impact of current immigration policy on the tech industry. They cover the immigration landscape in the tech world, the implications of the temporary immigration ban, and business immigration best practices during the pandemic.
German Podcast Series—Germany’s New Employment Contract Requirements (English)
In this podcast, Andre Appel and Jacqueline Piran, attorneys in the Ogletree Deakins Berlin office, discuss significant amendments to German employment laws, which recently took effect on August 1, 2022. As a result of these changes, German law requires employers to provide employees with written documentation of the key terms and conditions of their employers that the employer prints and signs with wet ink signatures. Accordingly, German employers cannot fulfill these obligations with digital employment contracts. Jacqueline and Andre examine the new rules and the various measures employers may want to take to comply. (A German-language version of this podcast is available on the Ogletree Deakins podcast channel.)