- Fisher Phillips Partner Provides Best Practices for Automotive Dealers to Manage Customer and Employee Mask Requirements8.3.20
In a recent interview with Automotive News, Travis Vance, co-chair of Fisher Phillips’ Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management practice, provides recommendations for managing mask requirements for customers and employees in the workplace.
In an interview with Bloomberg Law, Bob Robenalt discusses the Senate GOP's proposed virus-relief legislation and its plan to replace the across-the-board unemployment supplement with a more complex model linked to a person’s prior wages.
- Navigating Medical and Recreational Marijuana in the Workplace8.13.20
In 2016, California voters passed Proposition 64 and began a journey that brought radical changes to state marijuana laws. These changes have left many employers wondering what they must do to adapt to legalized marijuana. Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all response to the issue. What may be appropriate for an employer of individuals in safety-sensitive positions may not work for the employer of baristas.
- The Interminable Interactive Process: A Guide to California Employers Navigating the Duty To Accommodate and Determining When Enough is Enough8.18.20
Accommodating leave and administering the interactive process and disability accommodations can be burdensome and feel like a full-time job, but the law does have limits. This program will discuss the bright line rules and the gray areas of disability-related laws and provide guidance on when the company has satisfied its duties. The program will include a discussion of common problems employers and managers face, including at what point an employee's leave becomes an undue hardship and when an employer may safely end the interactive process or consider terminating disabled employees.