New California Employment Law Developments Affecting HR
California often plays a leading role in employment law, and 2013 did nothing to diminish that reputation. Veteran attorney Anthony Oncidi breaks down all of the developments with XpertHR's David Weisenfeld. Oncidi heads the labor and employment law group at the Los Angeles office of Proskauer Rose.
Avoid Legal Hangovers From Your Office Holiday Party
In this latest XpertHR podcast, longtime North Carolina employment attorney Robin Shea offers some ways for employers to reduce their risks at office holiday parties from boorish behavior. Other timely topics affecting employers also are discussed.
Key Social Media Issues Affecting the Workplace
A new XpertHR podcast features Providence, RI employment attorney Brian Lamoreaux, of Pannone, Lopes, Devereaux & West, discussing the most significant social media issues affecting employers today. In a wide-ranging conversation, Lamoreaux addresses the biggest risks and trends in this area.
OFCCP's Rule Changes Bring Big Implications for Contractors
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued a pair of final rules that will place added affirmative action requirements on federal contractors and subcontractors regarding individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. This podcast features longtime management-side employment attorney Peter Saucier discussing compliance challenges facing employers.
Why the Supreme Court's Term Aided Employers
While same-sex marriage drew the bulk of the headlines, the US Supreme Court heard several other cases affecting HR in its last term with generally favorable results for employers. Legal Editors David Weisenfeld, Beth Zoller and Michael Jacobson discuss the rulings and their ramifications.
What the Historic Same-Sex Rulings Mean for HR
XpertHR's editorial team breaks down the Supreme Court's groundbreaking gay marriage rulings, most notably the decision to strike down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in United States v. Windsor.
How Marijuana Legalization Laws Impact the Workplace
This podcast features a panel discussion examining what state marijuana legalization laws mean for employers. The guests include attorneys from two leading employment firms, Emily Hobbs-Wright of Holland & Hart in Denver and Vanessa Gilbreth of Proskauer Rose's Boston office.
Genetic Discrimination Jumps Back Into Employment News
Increased EEOC activity involving the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) could be a sign of things to come for employers. North Carolina employment attorney Robin Shea, of Constangy, Brooks & Smith, discusses the importance of this issue plus a few other hot employment trends with Legal Editor David Weisenfeld.
Why BYOD Is Creating New Employment Concerns
Employers are facing increased concerns when it comes to employees using their own personal mobile devices for work purposes. XpertHR Legal Editor Beth Zoller breaks down the burdens and benefits surrounding these issues, plus the need for clear Bring Your Own Device policies in the workplace.
Inside the Supreme Court Insight on Title VII Retaliation Case
XpertHR's David Weisenfeld takes you inside the Supreme Court with full coverage from Washington of a Title VII retaliation case with potentially big ramifications for future employment litigation.
Unlocking the Affordable Care Act From All Angles
Legal Editor Tracy Morley shares her insights on what employers need to know about the Affordable Care Act and its new requirements. Morley has more than 25 years experience as an HR professional, and now covers the health care benefits arena for XpertHR.
California Employers Facing Many Changes in 2013
California has been perhaps the most active state in the US when it comes to employment law, and there have already been many new developments in 2013. Littler Mendelson attorney Chris Cobey, of the firm's San Jose office, takes listeners through the highlights in a conversation with XpertHR.
EEOC General Counsel Takes In-Depth Look at Litigation Trends
In a wide-ranging XpertHR podcast, EEOC General Counsel David Lopez discusses a host of key employment law issues, including the biggest litigation trends affecting the Commission. Lopez also talks about the biggest mistakes he sees employers making.
Immigration Reform Hot Issue for Employers in Upcoming Year
Seattle attorney Davis Bae, of the nationwide employment law firm of Jackson Lewis, discusses the latest developments with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, the DREAM Act, E-Verify and more in a wide-ranging conversation.
Experts Weigh Election's Impact on Employment Law
With all the votes counted, even in Florida, David Weisenfeld moderates a panel discussion on what the results mean for HR and key employment issues to watch. Appearing on the panel are employer-side attorney Anthony Oncidi of Proskauer Rose in Los Angeles, employee-side attorney Janet Hill of Athens, GA, and the Equal Employment Advisory Council's vice president for public policy Michael Eastman.
Affirmative Action Blockbuster Has Employment Implications
XpertHR takes you inside the Supreme Court with full coverage from Washington of Fisher v. Texas, and how the case could affect diversity efforts nationwide.
NLRB Ruling Creates Internal Investigation Concerns
Brian Lee of Ogletree Deakins in Morristown, NJ and Daniel Schudroff of Jackson Lewis in New York offer key insights on internal investigations and discuss why a recent ruling could affect how employers proceed.
New Social Media Password Laws Put Employers on Guard
Baltimore attorney Randi Hyatt breaks down Maryland and California laws barring employers from requesting social media passwords.
Supreme Court 2012 Employment Review
XpertHR's editorial team breaks down all of the key rulings from the Supreme Court's past term affecting employment law, including an in-depth look at a notable overtime pay decision plus the Affordable Care Act, undocumented workers and much more.
From Brokaw to Background Checks
We wrap up our SHRM 2012 podcast series with an in-depth look at background checks, featuring a conversation with Lester Rosen - California employment attorney and CEO of Employment Screening Resources.
HR Professionals Share What's on Their Mind at SHRM 2012
HR pros weigh in with XpertHR Legal Editor David Weisenfeld about key issues arising in their jobs on the June 26th podcast from the 2012 SHRM Convention in Atlanta.
Social Media Madness for Employers
Employment law compliance expert Karen Michael, Karen Michael Consulting PLC, discusses hiring, firing and a host of social media situations in between that have bedeviled companies at SHRM 2012.
FMLA Takes Center Stage
Featuring a conversation with Littler Mendelson attorney Casey Kurtz, of the firm's Pittsburgh office, about key Family and Medical Leave Act issues. Topics include new intermittent leave challenges, the interplay between the FMLA and the Americans with Disabilities Act, and much more.
EEOC, CORI Arrest and Conviction Podcast
Featuring EEOC Asst. Gen. Counsel Carol Miaskoff, plus a panel discussion about employer use of arrest and conviction records with Boston employment attorneys Sheryl Eisenberg of Hirsch, Roberts Weinstein and Peter Mee of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.
Peter Gillespie, Fisher & Phillips, Chicago
Including: workplace violence, employee drug testing, social media and more…
James Anelli, LeClair Ryan, Newark, NJ
Including: what you need to know about the ADA, why EEOC discrimination cases are at an all-time high, key employment trends on the rise and more...