XpertHR Podcasts 2013






New California Employment Law Developments Affecting HR

November 26, 2013

California has long been extremely active when it comes to employment law and that certainly proved true in 2013. This podcast features a conversation with Anthony Oncidi, head of the labor and employment law group at the Los Angeles office of Proskauer Rose, who discusses the recent changes plus other key challenges affecting California employers.

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November 18, 2013

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.

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Key Social Media Issues Affecting the Workplace

October 11, 2013

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.

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OFCCP's Rule Changes Bring Big Implications for Contractors

October 03, 2013

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.

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Why the Supreme Court's Term Aided Employers

September 23, 2013

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.

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What the Historic Same-Sex Rulings Mean for HR

August 06, 2013

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.

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How Marijuana Legalization Laws Impact the Workplace

July 19, 2013

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.

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Genetic Discrimination Jumps Back Into Employment News

June 27, 2013

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.

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Why BYOD Is Creating New Employment Concerns

May 30, 2013

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.

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Inside the Supreme Court Insight on Title VII Retaliation Case

May 09, 2013

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.

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Unlocking the Affordable Care Act From All Angles

April 19, 2013

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.

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California Employers Facing Many Changes in 2013

March 18, 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 attorney Chris Cobey, of the firm's San Jose office, takes listeners through the highlights in a conversation with XpertHR.

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EEOC General Counsel Takes In-Depth Look at Litigation Trends

March 11, 2013

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.

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