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Live from the 2022 Corporate Counsel Conference: Ep. 2

We Get Work

Release Date: 04/19/2022

Celebrating Pride in 2022: Coming Out and Allyship in the Workplace show art Celebrating Pride in 2022: Coming Out and Allyship in the Workplace

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While June is a month to celebrate our Pride, it is also a time to reflect on the importance of coming out in the workplace and how all employees have a critical role to play as allies to LGBTQ staff, clients and community. On this episode of We get work™, we will explore coming out in the workplace and allyship through shared personal journeys and how to build a roadmap for allyship in your organization this June and going forward.

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OSHA Turns Up the Heat: Enforcement of Indoor and Outdoor Heat-Related Workplace Hazards Impacts Over 70 Industries show art OSHA Turns Up the Heat: Enforcement of Indoor and Outdoor Heat-Related Workplace Hazards Impacts Over 70 Industries

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a new indoor and outdoor heat enforcement initiative impacting over 70 high risk industries. With the goal of mitigating employee exposure to heat hazards in the workplace, the agency intends to ramp up its efforts by increasing inspections and enforcement activity across the targeted industries.

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Using E Visas–Sourcing Talent the E-sy Way show art Using E Visas–Sourcing Talent the E-sy Way

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Employers searching for skilled workers should not overlook the powerful, but somewhat obscure immigration tool–the E visa. While use of this visa is dependent on certain treaty laws, qualifying organizations may employ the E visa to hire employees which can provide needed options for companies to replace employees in the post-pandemic economic marketplace. On this episode of We get work™ we share the many benefits of the E visa–as well as who and how to qualify.

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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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EB-5 Regional Center Program and Foreign Investors show art EB-5 Regional Center Program and Foreign Investors

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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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Live from the 2022 Corporate Counsel Conference: Ep. 3 show art Live from the 2022 Corporate Counsel Conference: Ep. 3

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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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Live from the 2022 Corporate Counsel Conference: Ep. 2 show art Live from the 2022 Corporate Counsel Conference: Ep. 2

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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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Live from the 2022 Corporate Counsel Conference: Ep. 1 show art Live from the 2022 Corporate Counsel Conference: Ep. 1

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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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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.