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An Employment Law podcast series for human resource executives and in-house counsel which features conversations with labor and employment lawyers with global expertise on key employment law topics and trends, immigration news and other important HR legal solutions for global and multinational companies.

An Employment Law podcast series for human resource executives and in-house counsel which features conversations with labor and employment lawyers with global expertise on key employment law topics and trends, immigration news and other important HR legal solutions for global and multinational companies.

Location:

United States

Description:

An Employment Law podcast series for human resource executives and in-house counsel which features conversations with labor and employment lawyers with global expertise on key employment law topics and trends, immigration news and other important HR legal solutions for global and multinational companies.

Twitter:

@elaglobal

Language:

English

Contact:

610-393-0476


Episodes

Episode 275: The African Continental Free Trade Area

7/28/2021
In this episode, we discuss what the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is and what it seeks to achieve. We also chat about the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) recognized by the AfCFTA Agreement as building blocks of the African Continental Free Trade Area, and the freedom of movement of people in Africa. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. If you'd like to learn more on this topic, register for our August 4th...

Duration:00:16:31

Episode 274: Common Issues Facing Employers in Ontario as We Move Towards a New Normal

7/27/2021
In this episode, we provide insight for Ontario employers on how to safely return employees to the workplace. We focus on COVID-19 vaccinations, leave and accommodation, and work reintegration. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Mark Alward (Taylor McCaffrey LLP / Manitoba) Guest Speakers: Shana French & Jeffrey Stewart (Sherrard Kuzz LLP / Ontario)

Duration:00:26:00

Episode 273: The EU Cloud Code of Conduct

7/26/2021
From Employment Matters - Europe: In this episode, we discuss what the EU Cloud Code of Conduct is, what its objective is, and how companies can join. Please visit the EU Cloud CoC website here. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Philippe Durand (August Debouzy / France) Guest Speaker: Bastiaan Bruyndonckx (Lydian / Belgium)

Duration:00:13:07

Episode 272: New Wave of OSHA Whistleblower Claims in the US: Are You Prepared?

7/23/2021
Over the past year in the US, anxiety over health and safety has been building for workers transitioning from remote to in-person work. These concerns have the potential to increase the number of OSHA complaints, and thus whistleblower claims. In this webinar to podcast, our experts provide practical information to best prepare for whistleblower events or avoid them altogether. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. View the...

Duration:00:49:18

Episode 271: The Future of Work in the United Kingdom and Europe

7/20/2021
From Employment Matters - Europe: In this episode, we discuss remote work in the UK and Europe in general. We also chat about the right to disconnect, and what this means for employers. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderators: Philippe Durand (August Debouzy / France) & Kato Aerts (Lydian / Belgium) Guest Speaker: Michael Leftley (Addleshaw Goddard / England & Wales)

Duration:00:16:25

Episode 270: The Changing Landscape of Labor Law Under the Biden Administration

7/19/2021
In this episode, we discuss what the National Labor Relations Act is, what it requires, and who it applies to. We also explain how the NLRA is playing out under the Biden Administration. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Tara Stingley (Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP / Nebraska) Guest Speaker: Francine Esposito (Day Pitney LLP / New Jersey)

Duration:00:13:14

Episode 269: Vaccinations in Kenya and Obligations for Employers

7/15/2021
In this episode, we discuss the status of vaccinations in Kenya, whether they can be mandated for employees, and obligations employers must follow. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Chloё Loubser (Bowmans / South Africa) Guest Speaker: Sonal Sejpal (Anjarwalla & Khanna Advocates / Kenya)

Duration:00:19:41

Episode 268: Employment Law in the Channel Islands

7/13/2021
From Employment Matters - Europe: In this episode, we discuss new legislation in the Channel Islands, as well as differences between Jersey & Guernsey legislation. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Michaela Felisiak (Beiten Burkhardt / Germany) Guest Speakers: Rachel Guthrie & Carla Benest (Mourant Ozannes / Channel Islands)

Duration:00:26:49

Episode 267: The Enforceability of Restrictive Covenants in Contracts of Employment: A Bermuda Perspective

7/9/2021
In this episode, we discuss the different types of restrictive covenants that can be used by employers, and how easily enforceable they are. We also provide solutions for employers who have employees breaching their restrictive covenants. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global) Guest Speaker: Julica "Jules" Harvey & Gambrill Robinson (Canterbury Law Ltd. / Bermuda)

Duration:00:15:15

Episode 266: The Process of Termination of Employment in Ukraine

7/8/2021
From Employment Matters - Europe: In this episode, we discuss the most common grounds of dismissal in Ukraine, along with the most common mistakes employers make during the process of termination. Additionally, we chat about the Ukrainian government's recent approval of digital work records, as opposed to traditional paper records. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Philippe Durand (August Debouzy / France) Guest...

Duration:00:22:13

Episode 265: The Right to Disconnect in France

7/2/2021
From Employment Matters - Europe: In this episode, we discuss a French employee's right to disconnect from their IT tools and how this right can be implemented. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Michaela Felisiak (Beiten Burkhardt / Germany) Guest Speaker: Philippe Durand (August Debouzy / France)

Duration:00:14:52

Episode 264: Employment Law in Australia: The Gig Economy, Remuneration & Casual Employees

6/30/2021
In this episode, we provide a general overview of the status of the pandemic in Australia, along with recent developments in the gig economy, changes proposed to remuneration reporting requirements, and changes to the country's laws on casual employees. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Marion Carles-Salmon (DFDL / Vietnam) Guest Speakers: Bruce Heddle & Michael Nicolazzo (Maddocks / Australia)

Duration:00:22:19

Episode 263: Employment of Employees Residing in Poland by Foreign Employers

6/23/2021
From Employment Matters - Europe: In this episode, we discuss the process foreign employers must go through and the laws they must abide by when hiring employees residing in Poland. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Philippe Durand (August Debouzy / France) Guest Speaker: Emilia May (Miller Canfield / Poland)

Duration:00:14:43

Episode 262: Expectations for New Mexico Employers Awaiting Recreational Cannabis Legalization in 2022

6/21/2021
In this episode, we discuss the recently enacted recreational cannabis law in New Mexico, where it will become legal in 2022. In Illinois, recreational cannabis has been legal since January, 2020. On this podcast, we had the opportunity to compare the situations between the two states, and predict some issues that New Mexico employers may face down the line. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Peter Walts (Employment...

Duration:00:17:38

Episode 261: OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standard Has Finally Been Released: What Does It Mean for US Employers?

6/18/2021
In this episode, we follow-up on Episode 252, where we predicted what to expect from OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standard. Now that the guidance has been released, we chat about key requirements & deadlines, legal challenges, and its focus on the healthcare industry. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Susan Deniker (Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC / West Virginia) Guest Speaker: Sarah Reiner (GrayRobinson, P.A. / Florida -...

Duration:00:14:51

Episode 260: Freelance Work in Macedonia

6/16/2021
From Employment Matters - Europe: In this episode, we discuss the option of non-employees, or freelancers, in Macedonia. We weigh the pros and cons of freelance work, and how they compare to employees. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Michaela Felisiak (Beiten Burkhardt / Germany) Guest: Marija Jankuloska (Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys / Macedonia)

Duration:00:23:18

Episode 259: Updates on Saudi Arabia’s National Anti-Discrimination Policy

6/10/2021
In this episode, we discuss the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's recent provisions to its labour code addressing prohibited discrimination. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderators: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global) & Chloё Loubser (Bowmans / South Africa) Guest Speaker: Sara Khoja (Clyde & Co - Saudi Arabia)

Duration:00:14:12

Episode 258: COVID-19 Related Issues in Turkey

6/9/2021
From Employment Matters - Europe: In this episode, we discuss COVID-related termination restrictions in Turkey, as well as the legal consequences of violating these restriction provisions. We also chat about alternative options for employers and Government Subsidy Programs. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Philippe Durand (August Debouzy / France) Guest Speaker: Emrah Karadağ (Karadağ Law Office / Turkey)

Duration:00:20:36

Episode 257: Return to Work and Mandatory Vaccination Policies in the US

6/8/2021
In this episode, we discuss COVID-19 restrictions that are still in place as employees begin returning to the workplace. We also chat about the EEOC's recent guidance on mandatory vaccination policies, and how employers can handle employee concerns. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Susan Deniker (Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC / West Virginia) Guest Speakers: Henry Perlowski (Arnall Golden Gregory LLP / Georgia) & Holly...

Duration:00:25:27

Episode 256: Key Legal Issues for Norwegian Employers as Employees Return to the Workplace

6/7/2021
From Employment Matters - Europe: In this episode, we discuss several topics as they relate to the return to work process in Norway. As many offices are gradually reopening, employers must consider factors like vaccination, productivity of home work, and potential for infection at the workplace. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Moderator: Michaela Felisiak (Beiten Burkhardt / Germany) Guest Speakers: André Istad Johansen &...

Duration:00:31:22