Employment Matters

Employment Matters

An Employment Law podcast series for human resource executives and in-house counsel which features conversations with labor and employment lawyers with global expertise on key employment law topics and trends, immigration news and other important HR legal solutions for global and multinational companies.

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June 11, 2024 7 mins

In our Travel Tuesdays series, we explore the 'need to know' items for doing business in various jurisdictions around the world. This week, we take a closer look at Nicaragua. Stay tuned for more episodes!

Host: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global)

Guest Speaker: Michelle Avilés (email) (BLP / Nicaragua)

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这期节目同时汇集了兩岸三地雇佣法领域的专家,包括的近律师行商业事务部合伙人陈艾姿(Elsie Chan)、理慈国际科技法律事务所的资深律师庄薇馨(Elva Chuang)和君合律师事务所的合伙人白洪娟(Hongjuan Bai)。他们共同深入探讨了中国大陆、香港和台湾的最新劳动法发展。讨论的主题涵盖了性别平等、性骚扰、裁员和独立承包商等问题。

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In this episode, we discuss how the implementation of remote work in Thailand has become regulated to avoid potential legal disputes between employers and employees. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.

Host: Jamie Goh (email) (Shearn Delamore & Co. / Malaysia)

Guest Speaker: Kulnisha Srimontien (email) (Price Sanond Limited / Thailand)

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In our Travel Tuesdays series, we explore the 'need to know' items for doing business in various jurisdictions around the world. This week, we take a closer look at Alberta. Stay tuned for more episodes!

Host: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global)

Guest Speakers: Gab Joshee-Arnal (email) & Brandon Wiebe (email) (Neuman Thompson / Alberta)

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In today's episode, we discuss the new provisions in the Labour Bill for Private Employment Agencies in Ghana, and how they differ from the current regime. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.

Host: Chloë Loubser (email) (Bowmans / South Africa)

Guest Speakers: Naa Kwaamah Owusu-Baafi (email) & Emmanuel Agyarko Mintah (email) (N. Dowuona and Co...

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In today's episode, we discuss what an employer in Colombia, Guatemala or Venezuela should do when a disgruntled employee either resigns or is being terminated. This includes the steps that should be taken to prevent the employee from using trade secrets after the end of his/her employment. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.

Host: Alexandra Aguilar (emai...

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In today's episode, we discuss lessons learned from the tragic Lahaina wildfires that took place in August 2023. This includes the steps employers can take before a natural disaster, their obligations from a health & safety perspective, contractual obligations and more.

Host: Susan Deniker (email) (Steptoe & Johnson PLLC / West Virginia)

Guest Speaker: Trisha Gibo (email) (ES&A, Inc., A Law Corpo...

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In our Travel Tuesdays series, we explore the 'need to know' items for doing business in various jurisdictions around the world. This week, we take a closer look at Idaho. Stay tuned for more episodes!

Host: Steve Hirschfeld (email) (Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP / California)

Guest Speaker: Alex Grande (email) (Holland & Hart / Idaho)

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The EEOC issued regulations that provide employers with guidance on how to implement the PWFA, and they go into effect on June 18, 2024. In this episode, we discuss the types of limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions that employees may face, as well as how employers should handle requests for accommodation. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts w...

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In our Travel Tuesdays series, we explore the 'need to know' items for doing business in various jurisdictions around the world. This week, we take a closer look at Belgium. Stay tuned for more episodes!

Host: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global)

Guest Speaker: Kato Aerts (email) (Lydian / Belgium)

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In this episode, we discuss the AI Act, which will significantly reshape how businesses and organizations in Europe use AI. HR professionals must comply with the Act's provisions to avoid penalties and ensure that employees are treated fairly. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.

Host: Kato Aerts (email) (Lydian / Belgium)

Guest Speakers: David va...

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After a long wait and a great deal of speculation, on April 23, 2024, we received the highly anticipated final rule from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) salary-level threshold for the “white-collar” exemptions to overtime requirements. The DOL’s final rule expands overtime pay protections to over 4 million workers by changing the FLSA’s exemptions to overtime eligibility. Listen in...

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In this episode, we discuss Senate Bill (SB) No. 553, which requires virtually every California employer (large and small) to implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan with very specific requirements by July 1, 2024.  Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.

Host: Holly Goodman (email) (Gunster / Southern Florida)

Guest Speaker: Hieu Wil...

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In this episode, we discuss a recent resolution by the Second Chamber of the Mexican Supreme Court regarding profit sharing (PTU). A reform was passed during 2021 that prohibited subcontracting in Mexico, and to limit the economic impact, it also introduced a cap to the employers’ obligation to share its profit among the employees. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.

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In our Travel Tuesdays series, we explore the 'need to know' items for doing business in various jurisdictions around the world. This week, we take a closer look at Finland. Stay tuned for more episodes!

Host: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global)

Guest Speaker: Mats Forsius (email) (Castrén & Snellman / Finland)

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In today's episode, we discuss recent employment law developments in Mainland China, Hong Kong & Taiwan, including in the area of gender equality and sexual harassment, layoffs, independent contractors & more. Subscribe to our podcast today to stay up to date on employment issues from law experts worldwide.

Host: Elsie Chan (email) (Deacons / Hong Kong)

Guest Speakers: Elva Chuang (email) (Lee, Tsai &...

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In our Travel Tuesdays series, we explore the 'need to know' items for doing business in various jurisdictions around the world. This week, we take a closer look at Bolivia. Stay tuned for more episodes!

Host: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global)

Guest Speaker: Noelia Sanjinés Badani (Moreno Baldivieso Law Offices / Bolivia)

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In our Travel Tuesdays series, we explore the 'need to know' items for doing business in various jurisdictions around the world. This week, we take a closer look at England & Wales. Stay tuned for more episodes!

Host: Peter Walts (Employment Law Alliance / Global)

Guest Speakers: Ailie Murray (email) & Tim Gilbert (email) (Travers Smith LLP / England & Wales)

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In our Travel Tuesdays series, we explore the 'need to know' items for doing business in various jurisdictions around the world. This week, we take a closer look at New Jersey. Stay tuned for more episodes!

Host: Steve Hirschfeld (email) (Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP / California)

Guest Speaker: Heather Weine Brochin (email) (Day Pitney LLP  / New Jersey)

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In our Travel Tuesdays series, we explore the 'need to know' items for doing business in various jurisdictions around the world. This week, we take a closer look at Oklahoma. Stay tuned for more episodes!

Host: Steve Hirschfeld (email) (Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP / California)

Guest Speakers: Adam Childers (email) & Allen Hutson (email) (Crowe & Dunlevy / Oklahoma)

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