This episode of Multistate Monday, which was recorded at Ogletree Deakins’ national Workplace Strategies seminar, features a discussion of how multistate employers can craft, revise, and implement handbooks in the face of emerging federal, state, and local developments. Our attorneys, Shareholder Dee Anna Hays, chair of Ogletree Deakins’ Multistate Advice and Counseling Practice Group, Shareholder Lucas Asper, Shareholder Christine Bestor Townsend, co-chair of the firm’s Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets Practice Group, are joined by a guest speaker who is a senior human resources professional for a growing multistate employer. The panelists address key considerations in structuring multistate employment handbooks, the uptick in state limitations on restrictive covenants, and best practices related to the timing and consideration for such agreements.
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.
On September 13, 2021, New York City began enforcing Executive Order No. 225 (“Key to NYC”), which requires individuals show proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to entering certain indoor establishments. In this podcast, Kelly Cardin and Jessica Schild discuss the key requirements of the executive order, including exemptions and penalties. The speakers also address significant compliance considerations implicated by the New York City Human Rights Law.
In this podcast, Brian Bumgardner and Matt Groban walk us through a variety of critical immigration-related issues to consider when approaching mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Our speakers specifically focus on the impacts of corporate restructuring activity on the Form I-9 requirement, as well as common employment-based temporary work visas and the permanent residency (i.e., green card) process.