Reopening Missouri

With Missouri employers reopening businesses and returning employees to physical workspaces, Burt Garland, Sean Oliveira, and Claudia Tran discuss state and local recovery plans and guidelines, including the executive order reopening Missouri, the Show Me Strong Recovery Plan, and reopening orders in individual counties.

Third Thursday with Ruthie: Labor Considerations as Employees Return to the Workplace

In this episode of the Third Thursday podcast, Ruthie Goodboe discusses labor considerations as employers return employees to work, including collective bargaining agreements, employee refusal to work, and navigating the post COVID-19 landscape.

California COVID-19 Series: Employment Privacy Issues

In this episode of our California COVID-19 series, Joe Beachboard, Betsy Johnson, and Hardy Murphy discuss the employment-related privacy issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. They address considerations in implementing health screening programs, including testing options, wage and hour considerations, and intersecting state and federal agency guidance.

Workplace Safety in California: Aerosol Transmissible Disease Standards during COVID-19

In this episode of our Workplace Safety in California series, Kevin Bland and Karen Tynan discuss the applicability of the Aerosol Transmissible Disease Standards to employers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Workplace Safety in California and Beyond: Returning Employees to the Workplace

In this episode of Workplace Safety in California, Kevin Bland and Karen Tynan discuss helpful and practical workplace safety information for employers as they prepare to transition employees back into the physical workspaces. The speakers discuss safety standards, employee training, personal protective equipment, and more under federal and state occupational safety and health standards.

Alternative Work Arrangements during COVID-19: Furloughs, Reduced Schedules, and Reduced Pay

With the unknown duration of the coronavirus pandemic, in this podcast we will explore temporary and reversible measures like furloughs and reduced schedules to scale back on payroll while maintaining a connection with our employees whose help will be critical to restarting normal business operations as we reopen our states and the economy.

Special Edition TECHPLACE Tickler: Legal Associate Well-Being During COVID-19 Pandemic

: In this special edition of our TECHPLACETM Tickler series, Danielle Ochs, Brazitte Poole, and Jazmyne Jefferson discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on new associates in a law firm, including insights on how to stay connected both personally and professionally in the remote work environment.

TECHPLACE Tickler: Tech Industry Immigration during COVID-19

In the fifth episode of our TECHPLACE Tickler series, Danielle Ochs and Jacky Maroney discuss the impact of current immigration policy on the tech industry. They cover the immigration landscape in the tech world, the implications of the temporary immigration ban, and business immigration best practices during the pandemic

Quarantine Quandaries: Wellness Tips for Attorneys and Other Professionals

During the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, everyone’s “normal” has been changed. Dealing with broken routines, remote work and relationships, and lots of uncertainty can cause mental health and wellness challenges for attorneys and business professionals. Listen to this podcast for a discussion of tips and insights for maintaining positive thoughts and practices during this unprecedented time.