Ogletree Deakins Launches Podcast Series for Employers

ATLANTA – August 2, 2018 – Ogletree Deakins, one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, is pleased to announce that the firm has officially launched the Ogletree Deakins Podcasts series. The podcasts will feature Ogletree Deakins attorneys discussing the myriad of labor and employment law developments affecting employers.     

The Ogletree Deakins Podcasts series is available through the Apple Podcasts app on iPhones and iPads and Google Podcast App on Android devices. The podcasts are also available on Spotify, Stitcher, and TuneIn, as well as in the Insights section on the Ogletree Deakins website. The first three podcasts in the Ogletree Deakins Podcasts series are available using this link and descriptions are below.

What's the Deal with Employee Handbook Rules?

Recent cases and guidance from the National Labor Relations Board signal a shift in the standards for determining the legality of employer work rules. In this episode, Ruthie Goodboe from our Pittsburgh and Detroit (Metro) offices discusses the current state of the law and what all employers—unionized and non-unionized—need to know about employee handbook policies and practices.

Top Tips for Starting Workplace Investigatory Interviews

Workplace investigations can either stall out without any clear answer, or instead succeed and lead to a conclusion, depending on the effectiveness of the interviews. However, many people conducting interviews skip simple steps at the very outset that maximize their effectiveness. Join Milwaukee shareholders Bud Bobber and Tim Kamin as they discuss practical strategies, tips, and considerations when beginning an interview as part of a workplace investigation. 

Top Tips for Concluding Workplace Investigatory Interviews

A truly effective workplace investigator knows how to best wrap-up an employee interview. Don’t leave loose ends or wiggle room that can later undermine the effectiveness of the overall investigation and the employer’s conclusions. Join Milwaukee shareholders Bud Bobber and Tim Kamin to hear suggestions and insights on how to most effectively conclude any employee interview during a workplace investigation.

About Ogletree Deakins
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Premier client service, as outlined in the firm’s Client Pledge, is one of the firm’s top priorities and a cornerstone of its core values. U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has named Ogletree Deakins a “Law Firm of the Year” for seven consecutive years. In 2018, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Litigation - Labor & Employment category. Ogletree Deakins has more than 850 attorneys located in 53 offices across the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies. www.ogletree.com

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