XpertHR Podcasts





Why Employees Don't Trust HR

October 6, 2015

Many employees distrust management and that often includes HR. Employment attorney and blogger Robin Shea discusses the negative perception of HR and what can be done to change it in this thought-provoking podcast.


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NLRB's Landmark Joint Employer Ruling Has Big Implications

September 17, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board's expansive definition of "joint employer" in its Browning-Ferris decision could spark expanded unionization efforts. Longtime Boston labor law attorney Howard Bloom explains why and discusses other ramifications.


Background Checks Abroad: What Global Employers Need to Know

September 8, 2015

Restrictions can vary wildly when conducting background checks in different countries. Erika Collins, co-chair of the international labor and employment group at Proskauer Rose, covers all the angles for multinational employers on this podcast.


Top Telecommuting Issues Affecting Employers

August 12, 2015

More Americans are working from home than ever before, but this trend also brings along many legal compliance issues. On this podcast, attorney Todd Wulffson discusses how employers can avoid telecommuting trouble.


Why Social Media Policies Are a Bad Idea

July 30, 2015

California employment attorney and legal editor Heather Bussing gives an outside-the-box take on employer social media policies that you can't afford to miss.


FMLA Compliance Tips to Steer Clear of Trouble

July 9, 2015

The Family and Medical Leave Act continues to bedevil many employers. On this podcast, Ogletree Deakins employment attorney Steven Luckner discusses common FMLA pitfalls and how to avoid them.


Attracting New Talent Without Unwanted Legal Risks

June 4, 2015

Hiring away a rival's employee can bring a host of risks for employers. Texas employment attorney Mary Goodrich Nix details the possible legal repercussions while also offering practical solutions for HR.


How Wearable Technology Could Affect the Workplace

May 28, 2015

Google Glass may have failed, but some tech experts predict wearable devices in the workplace will be the next "big thing." Atlanta employment attorney Tracy Moon Jr. of Fisher & Phillips takes an in-depth look at this trending issue on our new podcast.


How the NLRB's New Election Rules Impact Employers

April 29, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board has significantly sped up its longstanding union election procedures with its recent rules changes. Los Angeles management-side attorney Mark Theodore discusses the many ramifications for employers.


Employer Uproar Sparks Change to Controversial Indiana Law

April 20, 2015

The Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act drew the ire not only of the LGBT community but high-profile employers as well. Indianapolis employment attorney Stuart Buttrick discusses what this law does, and how employer complaints created change.


Supreme Court Health Care Dispute Has High Stakes for Employers

March 26, 2015

XpertHR Legal Editor David Weisenfeld provides an inside the Supreme Court look at the latest Affordable Care Act challenge. The outcome could affect the ability of millions of Americans to obtain health insurance.


Leave Law Protections Continue to Expand

February 24, 2015

With numerous leave laws sprouting up at the state and municipal levels, employers that fail to keep up do so at their peril. Oregon employment attorney Kyle Abraham details the latest developments.


The Affordable Care Act in 2015: What HR Needs to Know

February 10, 2015

Many experts view 2015 as a key transitional year for the Affordable Care Act. So how can employers avoid running afoul of the ACA? LeClairRyan attorney Jim Anelli discusses best practices.


Why Wage Theft Trend Cannot Be Ignored

January 6, 2015

The troubling trend of employer wage theft goes under the microscope in the inaugural XpertHR podcast of 2015.