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Welcome to the Ogletree Deakins podcast page. Here, you can expect to hear timely and conversational discussions on labor and employment law topics covering the latest developments and trending issues impacting employers. We encourage you to subscribe and also rate and review if you find the podcast useful. Contact us with topics you’d like to hear, questions, and feedback at client.services@ogletree.com or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter (@OgletreeDeakins).

Welcome to the Ogletree Deakins podcast page. Here, you can expect to hear timely and conversational discussions on labor and employment law topics covering the latest developments and trending issues impacting employers. We encourage you to subscribe and also rate and review if you find the podcast useful. Contact us with topics you’d like to hear, questions, and feedback at client.services@ogletree.com or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter (@OgletreeDeakins).

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United States

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Welcome to the Ogletree Deakins podcast page. Here, you can expect to hear timely and conversational discussions on labor and employment law topics covering the latest developments and trending issues impacting employers. We encourage you to subscribe and also rate and review if you find the podcast useful. Contact us with topics you’d like to hear, questions, and feedback at client.services@ogletree.com or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter (@OgletreeDeakins).

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

Third Thursdays with Ruthie: A Preview of Labor Law Policies Under President Biden

1/22/2021
In the January edition of our Third Thursdays series, Ruthie Goodboe and Tom Davis examine the impact on labor issues of the newly inaugurated president and the Democratic-controlled 117th United States Congress. The speakers address the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) vacancies, case decisions, and pending regulations. They also address the NLRB’s possible agenda and the Biden administration’s potential legislative priorities, including the reintroduction of the Protecting the Right...

Duration:00:24:28

Global Solutions: The One in the New Year—A 2020 Recap

1/8/2021
In this recap episode of our Global Solutions podcast series, Ethan Isaac and Bonnie Puckett reflect on episodes and developments from 2020, including mobile applications relating to COVID-19, remote working, and global mobility. They also discuss the top five areas of interest for employers in 2021.

Duration:00:22:28

Global Solutions, Episode 22: Key Considerations for Employers as the COVID-19 Vaccines Become Available

12/31/2020
In this episode of our Global Solutions podcast series, Rebecca Emery and Katie Krouse discuss the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in the United States and across Europe. The speakers address key considerations for employers, including vaccination policies, responding to employee concerns regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, and access to employee health information.

Duration:00:24:48

Third Thursdays With Ruthie: What to Expect From Organized Labor in 2021

12/18/2020
In the December edition of our Third Thursdays series, special guests Tom Davis, Tim Kamin, and Elizabeth Soveranez discusses recent trends and predictions for organized labor in 2021. The speakers address the impact of the 2020 elections, appointments by the Biden administration, and the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019.

Duration:00:29:06

Global Solutions, Episode 21: Can Employers Fire Workers who Refuse the COVID-19 Vaccine and Other Conundrums

12/18/2020
In this episode of our Global Solutions podcast series, Stephen Shore and Michael Comartin discuss factors that Canadian employers may need to consider as distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine nears fruition. The speakers will address the pros and cons of employer policies mandating vaccinations and considerations related to implementation of mandatory and voluntary policies.

Duration:00:26:36

Global Solutions, Episode 20: There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays

12/8/2020
In this episode of our Global Solutions podcast series, Curtis Chow and Ethan Isaac address the impact of COVID-19-related restrictions on holiday travel. The speakers discuss considerations for employers, including country-specific entry restrictions, work visas, and how to protect the workplace following travel by employees.

Duration:00:22:37

Global Solutions, Episode 20: Puerto Rico’s Reporting Requirement

12/4/2020
In this episode of our Global Solutions podcast series, Enrique Del Cueto-Pérez discusses reporting requirements for confirmed and suspected positive cases of COVID-19 for employers with employees in Puerto Rico.

Duration:00:04:15

Global Solutions, Episode 19: To Party or Not to Party? That is the Question

11/25/2020
In this episode of our Global Solutions podcast series, Rebecca Marks and Jean Kim discuss whether employers can host workplace holiday parties during the COVID-19 pandemic and the gathering restrictions in a number of jurisdictions. The speakers also provide alternatives to in-person gatherings to aid employers in maintaining employee morale.

Duration:00:17:14

Third Thursdays With Ruthie: NLRB Election Procedures During COVID-19

11/20/2020
In the November edition of our Third Thursdays series, special guest Tom Davis discusses about the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) election procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Davis reviews the new guidelines from the November 9, 2020, NLRB’s decision regarding the use of manual- and mail-ballot elections.

Duration:00:19:23

TECHPLACE™ Talk: The Future of Work—A Global Perspective on the Impact of the Pandemic

11/17/2020
In this podcast, Danielle Ochs, Jenn Betts, Bud Bobber, and Simon McMenemy discuss the global shift to remote work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers explain recent strategies regarding telework, including digital collaboration tools, robotics and automation, cybersecurity advances, data collection and privacy, and technological solutions that facilitate remote productivity, among other recent trends.

Duration:00:30:49

Global Solutions, Episode 18: Workplace Transmission During the COVID-19 Pandemic

11/13/2020
In this episode of our Global Solutions podcast series, Jaslyn Johnson and Rebecca Emery discuss what constitutes a COVID-19 workplace outbreak or cluster in various jurisdictions. The speakers also cover the different requirements placed on employers that are faced with an outbreak, including mandatory disinfection procedures, the use of contact tracing apps, business closures, protocols for sending employees home and returning them to work after a quarantine, and seeking health information...

Duration:00:35:53

This Is Labor in California, Episode 2: Concerted Refusals to Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic

11/5/2020
In this episode of our California labor law podcast series, Maria Anastas and Sean Kramer discuss the rights of employees to refuse to work and how those rights have been exercised during the COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers also address how the National Labor Relations Board evaluates what constitutes protected activity.

Duration:00:20:45

A Deeper Dive Into Cal/OSHA Litigation, Part Three: Due Process, Vagueness, and Independent Contractors

11/5/2020
In the third episode of our three-part podcast series on Cal/OSHA litigation, Karen Tynan and Kevin Bland discuss violations of due process such as whether Cal/OSHA workplace safety citations and notices of penalty give clear notice and provide employers with the ability to prepare a defense. In addition, the speakers discuss whether workers may be independent contractors and the ins and outs of employee misclassifications under California’s new ABC test.

Duration:00:19:22

California’s Fair Chance Act: New Criminal History Use Regulations on the Ban-the-Box Law

11/3/2020
In this podcast, Charles Thompson and Betsy Johnson discuss the California Fair Chance Act and the new regulations and guidance that the California Fair Employment and Housing Council and Department of Fair Employment and Housing have issued about the law. The speakers explain the state law’s prohibitions on what employers can ask applicants regarding their criminal histories in addition to covering local ban-the-box ordinances.

Duration:00:21:27

A Deeper Dive Into Cal/OSHA Litigation, Part Two: Jurisdiction and Citation Classifications

11/3/2020
In the second episode of our three-part podcast series on Cal/OSHA litigation, Karen Tynan and Kevin Bland discuss Cal/OSHA’s jurisdiction versus the jurisdiction of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). In addition, the speakers discuss the various classifications of workplace safety citations, including classification and characterization appeals.

Duration:00:23:20

Global Solutions, Flash Briefing: Mexico’s Outsourcing Laws and Internal Work Regulations

10/28/2020
In this episode of the Global Solutions podcast series, Mauricio Romero discusses Mexico’s laws regarding outsourcing and subcontracting work. The speaker also explains mandatory internal work regulations in Mexico. Listen to additional Global Solutions podcasts. Ogletree Deakins Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center – Global

Duration:00:05:58

A Deeper Dive Into Cal/OSHA Litigation, Part One: Appeals, Defenses, and Burdens of Proof

10/28/2020
In the first episode of our three-part podcast series on Cal/OSHA litigation, Karen Tynan and Kevin Bland discuss the burden of proof in litigation over a Cal/OSHA citation, late-filed appeals, late petitions for reconsideration, and reporting requirements for serious injuries. The speakers also address affirmative defenses regarding the length of time to issue citations.

Duration:00:21:00

COVID-19 Litigation and Labor Relations: Recent Union Trends During the Pandemic

10/22/2020
In this podcast, Ashley Cuttino and Bindu Gross discuss the wide scope of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) on both unionized and nonunionized workforces. The speakers also explain recent tactics unions have used to promote organizing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:00:21:32

Global Solutions, Episode 17: Global Mask Requirements

10/21/2020
In this episode of the Global Solutions podcast series, Rebecca Marks and Andre Appel provide a high-level roundup of mask mandates in various countries around the world. The speakers explain how these mandates impact employers and the new enforcement requirements for their workplaces. Listen to additional Global Solutions podcasts. Working During the Pandemic—Current Occupational Safety Regulations in Germany COVID-19: FAQs for Employers Doing Business in Germany Cal/OSHA Recommends...

Duration:00:21:07

The Top Five Remote Workplace Investigation Mistakes

10/20/2020
In this podcast, Andre’ Caldwell and Diana Nehro discuss lessons learned about conducting remote workplace investigations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers explain the benefits of flexibility, how company culture matters to investigation results, the advantages of planning ahead, and mastering technological devices that facilitate remote investigations.

Duration:00:21:01