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Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
05/04/2021

This resource outlines 10 key considerations for wage-and-hour audits, including substantive issues and practical takeaways, but is not intended to be a comprehensive checklist.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Deputy GC, Mid-Career, New to In-House
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
2 pages

It is not uncommon for employers to encounter employee medical conditions that cause performance deficiencies. In this sample checklist, learn more about how to consider medical conditions under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when looking at employee performance.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
2 pages

How should employers classify employees after the enactment of California’s AB-5? In this checklist, learn more about the historical context of employee classification and how AB-5 can impact your company.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
4 pages

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.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
2 pages

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.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
2 pages

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.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
1 pages

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.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
2 pages

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?

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
2 pages

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.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
2 pages

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.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
2 pages

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.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
3 pages

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.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
3 pages

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.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
3 pages

Now that Covid-19 vaccines are in abundance, infection rates are dropping, and state and local governments are relaxing or removing the restrictions on the ability of employees to gather in groups, what should employers consider as they encourage their employees to become vaccinated and address employees who choose to not become vaccinated?

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
4 pages

The COVID-19 pandemic sparked an exponential increase in remote work, as employers were forced to shut down offices with little notice and little opportunity to plan for the significant data security vulnerabilities of working from home. Post-pandemic, the virtual workplace likely will remain a permanent fixture of daily work life for many organizations. The challenge for employers that embrace a virtual work model will be to ensure the continued security of their data as new risks emerge.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
4 pages

As the pandemic has compelled more employers to undertaking the hiring process remotely, what are the privacy and security risks inherent in conducting job interviews online, and what may employers do to mitigate those risks? Learn some actions to take in this checklist in order to protect employer and potential employees.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
4 pages

Employers monitor off-site employees for numerous reasons—not simply to ensure productivity, but to protect trade secrets, avoid data breaches, track an employee’s physical location, and generally discourage or identify misconduct. Most recently, monitoring has been used for COVID-19-related contact tracing purposes. However, privacy-related legal pitfalls abound.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
3 pages

As employers increasingly choose to allow employees to work remotely, even as the workplace restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic wane, in many cases those workers are located outside of the employer’s regular work state. As a result, questions arise as to what laws, and state and local compliance obligations, apply.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Checklists
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
06/10/2021
4 pages

The following checklist represents a high-level overview of potential issues to guide an organization’s thinking about reopening most effectively while mitigating business and compliance risks. Reopening orders at the state and local levels can vary significantly, and planning should take those requirements into account.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
01/25/2022
29 pages

As the COVID-19 pandemic reaches the two-year mark, it continues to impact how and where employees in the United States work and continues to require employers to address significant issues regarding wage and hour law compliance. In this resource, find out more on how to deal with these ever-changing issues.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Deputy GC, Mid-Career, New to In-House, CLO / GC, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
01/31/2022
37 pages

In this resource, in-house counsel can learn more about legislation, litigation, regulations and trends in the United States employment landscape for 2022.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Deputy GC, Mid-Career, New to In-House, CLO / GC, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
John L. Sander, Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
03/07/2019
77 pages

In this guide, in-house counsel at multinational companies can learn about global labor regulations, termination practices, discrimination law, collective dismissals, and more.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Global, European Union, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
John L. Sander, Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
02/20/2019

This US-centered template offers more standardized language for separation and release procedures for employees.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: United States
Sample Forms, Policies, and Contracts
Author
John L. Sander, Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
02/20/2019

This global-based template provides suggestions for proper documentation of works council information requirements during global restructuring.

Resource Details
Source: Resource Library
Region: European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom
Articles
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
02/17/2022
20 pages

In this resource, a summary of the most significant employment-related class action activity form 2021 is reviewed and explained.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Audience: Deputy GC, Mid-Career, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
02/03/2022
10 pages

2022 might shape up to be a challenging year in terms of privacy and data protections. In this resource, in-house counsel can gain perspective on the coming year by takin these hot topics into consideration.

Resource Details
Region: United States
Audience: Deputy GC, Mid-Career, New to In-House, CLO / GC, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
05/25/2022
2 pages

There is a myth that trials are “dead” and that cases either settle or get decided on dispositive motions prior to trial. However, many cases do go forward to a jury trial for a variety of reasons. Therefore, from the outset, employers and counsel should prepare all cases for the possibility of trial.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Articles
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
05/25/2022
4 pages

California has been — and will likely continue to be — one of the most challenging regulatory environments in the country for employers. The following is a top ten list of California requirements to assist employers with compliance.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Articles
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
05/25/2022
2 pages

Remote work and flexible schedules have burgeoned with the spread of COVID-19 and are likely here to stay. Compliance issues such as the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification affect all companies (regardless of whether they sponsor foreign nationals), and because of COVID-19 the relevant agencies have modified those processes.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
Articles
Author
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Publication Date
05/25/2022
2 pages

The relative peace and stability employers experienced between 2017 and 2021 ended abruptly with the new Democratic majority on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), new NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo’s pro-union policies, the Biden Administration’s labor initiatives and regulatory agenda and Congress’s legislative proposals favoring employees and increasing support and protection for unions.

Resource Details
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: United States
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