How can employers further their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives without inviting increased government scrutiny and potential litigation? This checklist for in-house counsel provides historical context, critical factors and next steps to take.
The pandemic has made clear that job security, benefit coverage, and continuity are vital to employees. Learn more about what employees should be aware of regarding their benefits and how employers can better serve them.
Regardless of the type of Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) plan involved, fiduciary responsibility is unwavering, developing and increasingly in the spotlight. What can fiduciaries do to avoid legal exposure? This checklist provides context, definition of regulations, critical factors, and next steps to help in-house counsel plan for any legal exposure.
How can the workplace violence assessment approach help employers meet their obligations to keep the workplace and workforce safe from harm? In this checklist, learn more about the historical context, critical factors and next steps to take in order to ensure a peaceful and safe work environment.
Recently, there has been a rise of activity and formation of workers centers. In this checklist, learn steps and precautions to take when certain National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) activity happens.
While marijuana is still illegal under federal law, states are increasingly legalizing the use of medical and recreational marijuana, creating a direct conflict with federal law. Most states have legalized the use of marijuana in some manner, presenting a host of practical problems and legal challenges for employers. How can employers best address the use of marijuana by applicants and employees?
Courtroom and trial technology are evolving at an incredible pace, providing trial attorneys with more tools and gadgets than ever before. This checklist provides information for attorneys and what they should keep the following in mind when picking a jury.
Employers are faced with adopting a more agile operational structure and managerial approach ready to respond to change, both medical and governmental, at a moment’s notice. While getting back to business will look different for each of us, learn more from this checklist in order to prepare, as best you can, for your business and its own situation.
In-house counsel needs to be aware of the following when conducting a pay equity analysis: (1) establishing and protecting the analysis under attorney-client privilege; (2) what information should be shared and with whom; (3) how best to minimize risk if remediation is necessary; and (4) what federal, state, local, and international laws apply.
How can businesses ensure they are in compliance with the new and expansive California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)? Find out more about how to get your business compliant with CCPA.