In the second episode of our podcast series covering the new Form I-9, Christina Kelley and Natalie McEwan review the timeline for transitioning to the new form, changes to the form and its instructions, and the grace period for using the new form. Christina and Natalie, both of whom are members of the firm’s Immigration Practice Group, discuss the benefits of the new form, including its compatibility with mobile devices and tablets, the more concise instructions for completing the form, and the form’s streamlined design. They also note what has not changed, such as the timeline for completing some sections of the form and the document review guidelines.
Join hosts Bud Bobber and Keith Kopplin as they discuss important wage and hour topics for manufacturing industry employers, including compensable work, pre and post-shift activities, donning and doffing, meal and rest breaks, and more.
An Overview of Virginia’s New Emergency Temporary Standard for the Prevention of COVID-19 in the Workplace
In this podcast, Tevis Marshall discusses the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard, which went into effect on July 27, 2020. He addresses the requirements that apply to all Virginia employers, and additional requirements that apply to employers with workers who qualify as very high, high, and medium exposure risk levels.
In this podcast, Sarah Platt and Kelly Cardin discuss the latest legal trend in pay equity and pay transparency initiatives in the United States: city and state laws requiring employers to proactively disclose pay scale information. The speakers cover the rapid evolution of pay disclosure legislation and address key obligations for employers, with added focus on the pay disclosure requirements of laws in Colorado, Connecticut, and New York City. The speakers highlight the challenges employers face when complying with these laws and offer considerations for employers navigating the laws’ impacts on recruiting, hiring practices, and internal employee relations.