This episode of our Safety Perspectives From Region 6 podcast is the second in a three-part series on fatality and catastrophe investigations conducted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). John Surma and Frank Davis explore issues related to attorney-client and work product privilege in the aftermath of a workplace accident, in addition to best practices on written reports and witness statements produced regarding worksite accidents. Our speakers also discuss advantageous ways to prepare root cause reports to avoid difficulties from the perspective of OSH Act compliance, civil litigation, and public relations.
Laws limiting employers’ inquiries on a prospective employee’s compensation history are on the rise. More and more states and localities are passing these laws and, at the same time, courts are deciding cases on whether prior salary can justify pay differences. In this episode, Lara de Leon discusses the current state of the law and
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues a record-setting pace in auditing and investigating employers over worksite and I-9/E-Verify compliance concerns. Join Denver shareholder Chris Thomas as he covers the current challenges employers face and highlights steps they can take to ensure compliance.
In this podcast, Dee Anna Hays and Susan Gorey are joined by John Merrell, who is a member of our Traditional Labor Relations Practice Group, to discuss the pros and cons of having a social media policy. Our speakers specifically focus on the considerations employers should keep in mind when updating and drafting their social media policies, such as protected concerted activity (PCA) under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). They also cover the importance of having and implementing policies that consider their company’s best interest, while being careful to avoid those that may have a “chilling effect” on employees’ right to engage in PCA on social media