In this podcast, Lauren Hicks and Chris Near discuss updates to the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form, which federal contractors and subcontractors must implement by July 25, 2023. Lauren and Chris, who are both members of the firm’s Affirmative Action and OFCCP Compliance Practice Group, examine the threshold requirements for completing the form, review the changes to the form made by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), and provide practical tips for implementation and document retention.
In this episode of the Global Solutions podcast series, Bonnie Puckett and Dan Dauplaise discuss variations in international laws on at-will employment, severance, terminations for cause, and terminations of employment agreements. The speakers explain COVID-19-related dismissals and the various ways they can be challenged through litigation across the globe.
In this podcast, shareholders Kevin Bland (Orange County) and Karen Tynan (Sacramento) provide an update on enforcement trends at Cal/OSHA, including the rise in citations for failure to adhere to an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Karen and Kevin also give practical pointers for dealing with requests made during an investigation, from written requests to requests for demonstrations. They also discuss “late appeals” cases and the importance of responding to citations in a timely manner.
In this episode of our Workplace Safety in California series, Kevin Bland and Karen Tynan discuss special considerations for healthcare employers facing workplace safety inspections, by OSHA or CAL-OSHA, during the COVID-19 pandemic.