Guns and Weapons in the Retail Workplace

The issue of gun rights for individuals continues to be a hot topic and one that impacts retailers. In this webinar, we will address how to balance individual rights to carry firearms against the rights of retail business and premises owners to prohibit weapons on their properties. We will also discuss how public opinion with respect to gun rights, laws, and prohibitions affects public relations for retail establishments, and provide an update on the legal limitations and signage requirements related to weapons in public spaces and parking lots. Finally, we will outline best practices (including risk assessment and development of policies and procedures), emergency planning, and training to prevent and address violence in the retail workplace.

AB 5 and the Trucking Industry: An Update on the Independent Contractor Test in California

California Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5), which went into effect on January 1, 2020, established the ABC test for determining whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee. A federal district court, however, recently granted a preliminary injunction requested by the California Trucking Association, which prevents state agencies from enforcing the ABC test as to any motor carrier operating in California. Join this webinar for an update on what motor carriers need to know about the latest developments regarding AB 5, how to ensure compliance with California’s independent contractor laws, and what to expect next in 2020.

OD Works! Employee Handbook Game Changers for 2020: NLRB Updates & Beyond

Set your organization up for success by updating your employee handbook and workplace policies to comply with the ever-changing legal landscape. The NLRB’s approach to handbooks has changed significantly—particularly concerning civility rules, confidentiality, email access, and workplace investigations. Likewise, EEO policies may need to be expanded in response to the #MeToo movement, natural hair protections, and other local ordinances. Paid leave laws are popping up in more jurisdictions. OSHA’s stance on drug testing and safety incentive programs has shifted. And, legalized marijuana continues to present challenges for substance abuse and drug testing policies. Learn key strategies to ensure compliance in 2020.

Tampa, FL

Colorado Check-Up: Employment Law Changes for 2020 and Beyond

Colorado is kicking off the new decade with big changes in employment law. During this webinar, we will discuss new laws on the horizon, including Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards (COMPS) Order #36, which will significantly impact the state’s minimum wage and overtime rules; the sweeping Equal Pay for Equal Work Act; modifications to the vacation pay rules; and more. This webinar will provide you with an understanding of what the new legal landscape means for your company in 2020 and beyond.

Coming Soon to the Southeast? All About Medical Marijuana Legislation in Alabama, Kentucky, and Mississippi, and What That Means for Your Workplace

This webinar will cover the current legislative and other efforts to bring legalized medical marijuana to Alabama, Kentucky, and Mississippi. We will provide a general overview of the various legal challenges that employers may face with the likely passage of medical marijuana laws in these states, including a discussion of their impact on drug-testing policies, statutory and regulatory compliance, safety-sensitive positions, government contractors, CBD oil laws, and disability discrimination issues. The webinar will also address how employers can begin to prepare themselves, and will provide a glimpse into the future for other southeastern states that may follow the lead of their neighbors and other states around the country.

OD Works! Employee Handbook Game Changers for 2020: NLRB Updates & Beyond

Set your organization up for success by updating your employee handbook and workplace policies to comply with the ever-changing legal landscape. The NLRB’s approach to handbooks has changed significantly—particularly concerning civility rules, confidentiality, email access, and workplace investigations. Likewise, EEO policies may need to be expanded in response to the #MeToo movement, natural hair protections, and other local ordinances. Paid leave laws are popping up in more jurisdictions. OSHA’s stance on drug testing and safety incentive programs has shifted. And, legalized marijuana continues to present challenges for substance abuse and drug testing policies. Learn key strategies to ensure compliance in 2020.

Tampa, FL