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Over the past year, students have filed COVID-19 class actions against hundreds of higher education institutions across the country claiming an entitlement to tuition and fee refunds because of the required move to on-line education.  In this webinar to podcast, our legal experts provide a summary of these cases and insights as to what the results in cases to date mean for future defense or proactive steps to avert further claims.  Key topics include:The major theories being used by Plaintiffs, and what the Plaintiffs are seeking to recoverThe results of early disposition motions to dateDefensive strategies as to discovery, summary judgment and class certificationUse of arbitration provisions/class action bans, disclaimers, reservation of rights and other proactive tools to head off these claims. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. View the on-demand webinar here. Moderators: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global) & Holly Goodman (Gunster / Florida - Southern)Speakers: Derek Ishikawa (Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP / California) & Robert Zielinski (Miller Canfield / Michigan (Illinois Office))
In this episode, we discuss employer's obligations regarding employee privacy in Canada, specifically British Columbia. 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 Speaker: Keri Bennett (Roper Greyell LLP / British Columbia)
From Employment Matters - Europe:In this episode, we discuss how the pandemic has impacted the working environment in Greece, and how many companies have adapted to work from home arrangements. We also explain legal issues that have arisen from the implementation of home working. 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: Kelly Papadaki (Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm / Greece)
In this podcast, we outline some topics that will be discussed in greater detail on April 28th in our webinar: Beyond Students: Strategies for Managing Faculty & Staff Mental Health Issues. In this webinar, we will delve into the many challenges that the pandemic has brought to higher education, from both a legal and practical standpoint. Click the above link to register now! 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: Jay Sandys (CCA, Inc.)
In this episode, we provide an overview of the Labour Law in Jordan and the protection it provides for employees. We also discuss the representation of women in the workforce, and the measures the Jordanian Government has implemented to mitigate the negative effects of COVID-19. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.Moderator: Shemane Amin (A&K Tanzania)Guest Speaker: Dalia Sharkawi (Aljazy & Co. / Jordan)
Amazon, Google and Medium are the most recent examples of tech companies faced with unionization efforts. While each situation is different, there is a common denominator: many of these employees don’t feel their voices are heard or taken seriously. Unlike traditional “bread and butter” issues typically found in union campaigns, much of the emphasis in these efforts has been on social justice, workplace respect and equality and the company’s mission and priorities. In this webinar to podcast, we provide a national perspective on the following key issues:- The workplace issues driving union organizing- How the pandemic and remote work is exacerbating this trend- The advent of “non-traditional” unions and employee associations- The impact of the Biden administration, social media and investors on these efforts- Proactive steps to implement right now to minimize the risk of unionizationSubscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. View the on-demand webinar here. Moderators: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global) & Stephen Hirschfeld (Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP / California)Speakers: Jacqueline Rau (Dinsmore & Shohl LLP / Ohio), Burton J. Fishman (Fortney & Scott, LLC / District of Columbia), Allison Williams (Steptoe & Johnson PLLC / West Virginia), Zachary Wiseman (Ray Quinney & Nebeker / Utah) & Eduardo Suarez-Solar (Gunster / Florida - Southern)
In this episode, we discuss the "new normal" and how remote work has changed what the workplace looks like. We also explore how Human Resource Management has been impacted in this digital shift. 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: Anna Elento-Sneed (ES&A / Hawaii)
In this episode, we provide some updates and advice for employers with employees working from home on a long-term basis in Canada. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.Moderators: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global) & Mark Alward (Taylor McCaffrey LLP / Manitoba)Guest Speaker: Danny Bernstein (Roper Greyell LLP / British Columbia)
In this episode, we discuss the recently enacted American Rescue Plan Act and obligations imposed on employers with regard to employee benefits and COBRA subsidies in light of recent DOL guidance. Tune into part 1 here. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.View additional guidance from the DOL here.Moderator: Tara Stingley (Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP / Nebraska)Guest: Katie Joseph (Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP / Nebraska)
In this episode, we provide an update on Indonesia's Job Creation Law, also known as the Omnibus Law. We focus heavily on the GR 35 regulation, which deals with fixed-term employment, outsourcing, working hours and rest times, and termination. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. Listen to Fahrul & Syahdan's original Omnibus Law episode here. Moderators: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global) & Marion Carles-Salmon (DFDL / Vietnam)Guest Speakers: Fahrul S. Yusuf (Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono / Indonesia) & Syahdan Aziz (Soewito Suhardiman Eddymurthy Kardono / Indonesia)
With the Biden Administration came an increased focus on workplace health and safety, and a much more robust role for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  Join us to learn the latest developments in workplace health and safety regulations and what this means for US Employers.  In this webinar to podcast, we provide a lively discussion among highly experienced practitioners on the topics below:OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard and employers’ new obligationsThe impact of the new focus on ventilation requirements for workplacesEnforcement actions expected from OSHA under the Biden AdministrationKey practical steps that employers should undertake to ensure they are in compliance Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide. View the on-demand webinar here.Moderators: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global) & Rosalee McNamara (Lathrop GPM LLP / Kansas & Missouri (Western))Guest Speakers: David Fortney (Fortney Scott, LLC / District of Columbia), Steven Ricca (Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC / New York - Upstate) & Bill Wahoff (Steptoe & Johnson PLLC / West Virginia & Western PA (Ohio Office))
In this episode, we provide an overview of the status of the vaccine in Canada, as well as advice for employers on how to adapt to the "new normal." 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: Maggie Campbell (Roper Greyell LLP / British Columbia)
In this episode, we discuss recent NLRB developments including the recently withdrawn proposed rulemaking that would have exempted from the NLRB's jurisdiction undergraduate and graduate students who perform services for financial compensation. 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)Guests: Pete Jones (Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC / New York - Upstate) & Mark Swerdlin (Shawe & Rosenthal, LLP / Maryland)
In this episode, we discuss the recently enacted American Rescue Plan Act and its impact on employers. We focus heavily on provisions that immediately impact employers subject to COBRA. 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: Katie Joseph (Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP / Nebraska)
In this episode, we discuss some key changes in the Canada Labour Code dealing with new requirements for Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention. We also examine two specific cases, including Waksdale and Dolski. 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: Mark Alward (Taylor McCaffrey LLP / Manitoba)
In this episode, we share updates on vaccination policies for employers, and how to manage apprehensive employees. We also discuss what policies employers should apply to employees who have already received the vaccine. 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: Darryl McCallum (Shawe Rosenthal LLP / Maryland)
In this episode, we share some updates on issues in long-term working relationships with foreign citizens working remotely from their home countries. 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: Christine Helwick (Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP / California)
In this episode, we discuss the impact that the pandemic has had on employment in Uganda, and how the country is working to stay afloat. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.Moderator: Shemane Amin (A&K Tanzania)Guest: Ernest Sembatya (MMAKS Advocates / Uganda)
In this episode, we discuss the impact that the pandemic has had on labor & employment laws in the Dominican Republic. We review recent changes in the law, challenges of the digital revolution, and the new reality that faces employers. 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: Luis Miguel Pereyra (Pereyra & Asociados / Dominican Republic)
Significant civil unrest, COVID-19, political division, and the fight for social justice have been some of the biggest stories in 2020 for the U.S.  They have changed the way we work, interact and do business forever.  In this webinar to podcast, experts will discuss how these events and the new U.S. leadership will impact the workplace and future projections of key employment law issues in 2021.Topics to be discussed include:Diversity and inclusionFFCRA and leave policiesWorkplace safety and remote workingEquitable wages and benefitsPolitics in and out of the workplaceSubscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.Moderators: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global) & Teresa Teare (Shawe & Rosenthal, LLP / Maryland)Guest Speakers: George R. Ernst (Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C. / Arkansas), Ferry Lopez (Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP / California), Adam Santucci (McNees / Pennsylvania - Eastern), Elizabeth Hall (Vedder Price P.C. / Illinois), Jennifer Dunlap (Parker Poe / South Carolina) & Laura Pasqualone (Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP / Arizona)
In this episode, we discuss recent updates on Higher Education policy in the United States under the new Biden Administration, as well as predictions for the future. 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)Guests: Sarah Flanagan (NAICU) & Jim Newberry (Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC / West Virginia)
In this episode, we discuss travel restrictions, visa bans, H-1B visas, COVID-19, and how universities are being impacted. 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)Guests: Joanna Silver (Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC / New York) & Leigh Cole (Dinse / Vermont)
In this episode, we discuss competition law in Egypt, and its role in the labor market. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.Moderator: Shemane Amin (A&K Tanzania)Guest: Dr. Amir Ibrahim (Ibrachy & Dermarkar / Egypt)
In this episode, we discuss a recent hack at a city water plant, and its lessons for employers who want to encourage innovation, but not at the risk of security. 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: Rick Jeffries (Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP / Nebraska)
In this episode, we provide an update to our earlier podcast relating to the current COVID-19 rules and regulations in the UAE, KSA and Qatar. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.Moderators: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global) & Shemane Amin (A&K Tanzania)Guests: Sabrina Saxena, Emma Higham & Rachael Smith (Clyde & Co - UAE, KSA & Qatar)
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Created by
Employment Law Alliance
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Dec 20th, 2018
Latest Episode
May 4th, 2021
Release Period
Daily
Episodes
144
Avg. Episode Length
31 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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