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Release Date: 03/12/2021

The Future of PAGA Claims & Arbitration in California: What's at Stake? show art The Future of PAGA Claims & Arbitration in California: What's at Stake?

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On March 30, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court heard an oral argument in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana to decide whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) requires enforcement of a bilateral arbitration agreement providing that an employee cannot raise representative claims, including claims under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).

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Congress recently passed Omnibus spending legislation that includes reauthorization of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Regional Center Program which has been suspended since June 2021. The EB-5 program has provided foreign direct investment to the U.S. while providing green cards to foreign nationals in return. The reauthorization of the program will help U.S. developers access capital from overseas while continuing to create jobs for U.S. workers domestically.

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Live from the 2022 Corporate Counsel Conference: Ep. 4 show art Live from the 2022 Corporate Counsel Conference: Ep. 4

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Welcome and thank you for joining us for this special edition of We Get Work, live from Miami, Florida and CCC2022, Jackson Lewis’ premier workplace law conference. What follows are three short episodes on the impact of the pandemic and how it continues to shape workplace law, including our plenary session on COVID-19 trends, our program on the pandemic’s influence on gender equity in the workplace and the unique and ongoing challenges faced by the hospitality industry. 

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Welcome and thank you for joining us for this special edition of We Get Work, live from Miami, Florida and CCC2022, Jackson Lewis’ premier workplace law conference. Next up: a summary of our sessions employee benefits and the far flung workforce--how COVID-19 and current legislation are changing the value proposition for employee benefits, preparing for fast moving mandates and capitalizing on opportunities benefits provide for hiring and retention. 

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Welcome and thank you for joining us for this special edition of We Get Work, live from Miami, Florida and CCC2022, Jackson Lewis’ premier workplace law conference. What follows are two short episodes on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plenary session and the attorney wellness presentation—programs that reinforce that employers should continue to prioritize human capital in 2022 and beyond.

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Welcome and thank you for joining us for this special edition of We Get Work, live from Miami, Florida and CCC2022. What follows are conversations on the programs focused on three of the firm's core practices since its founding in 1958: labor relations, class action litigations and the trials and appeals practice. Also included is a summary of our spotlight on California, presented by our resource group leaders who address the unique issues facing CA employers.

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Preparing H-2B Visas to Address Staffing Shortages show art Preparing H-2B Visas to Address Staffing Shortages

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H-2B visas for temporary nonagricultural workers present many challenges for employers seeking to bolster their workforce. As the labor market continues to change as a result of the pandemic, employers should understand the H-2B process and pitfalls with the program. On this episode of We get work™, we provide an overview of the H-2B visa and discuss whether this is a tool that employers can consider to address the labor shortages they are experiencing. 

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Historic SCOTUS Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson show art Historic SCOTUS Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson

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Appointing justice to the United States Supreme Court is a decision that has an immediate and potentially decades-long impact on Supreme Court jurisprudence, as well as a lasting impact on a president’s legacy. On this episode of We get work ™, we discuss President Biden’s historic nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, and how her background may influence labor and employment law in the years to come if her appointment is confirmed. To read more,  and visit our website at 

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Crossing Borders: Navigating the EU’s new Standard Contractual Clauses show art Crossing Borders: Navigating the EU’s new Standard Contractual Clauses

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The EU Commission has published new Standard Contractual Clauses to facilitate transfers of personal data from the EU to countries lacking an EU adequacy decision, including the U.S. On this episode of We get work™, we discuss these new clauses and how they could apply to various cross-border transfer scenarios, including the transfer of human resource data in the technology industry.

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I-9 and E-Verify: Modern Day Siblings show art I-9 and E-Verify: Modern Day Siblings

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As the COVID-19 workplace begins its third year, employers working on federal contracts must understand updated I-9 compliance and their I-9 and E-Verify responsibilities when employees relocate or work remotely. On this episode of We get work™, we discuss employers immigration compliance requirements in obtaining visas for international personnel, avoiding common I-9 pitfalls, and the importance of reviewing your return to work polices when an employee relocates.

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As a result of COVID-19, large numbers of women are leaving the workplace — reducing hours or taking on less responsibility in order to balance the tension between employee and caregiver. 

This episode of We get work™ explores how employers can retain women employees and ensure equal opportunity for advancement to create a post pandemic workplace where employees feel safe and supported.