Workplace Wake-Up with Jen Shaw
How Far Can Employers Go to Eliminate Potential Conflicts of Interest?

How Far Can Employers Go to Eliminate Potential Conflicts of Interest?

September 21, 2022

In this episode, Jen addresses workplace conflicts of interest and the steps employers should take to prevent them.

Be Kind!

Be Kind!

September 14, 2022

In this episode, Jen reminds us why it’s so important to be kind at work.

Putting Leave Requests in the Right Box

Putting Leave Requests in the Right Box

September 7, 2022

In this episode, Jen discusses the distinction between statutory leave and leave as a reasonable accommodation.

Pets at Work

Pets at Work

August 31, 2022

In this episode, Jen discusses the obligation to allow service, assistive, and emotional support animals come to work, and when an employer can make Rover stay home. 

The Importance of Wage and Hour Audits

The Importance of Wage and Hour Audits

August 24, 2022

In this episode, Jen discusses why employers should conduct workplace wage and hour audits and how to keep the results privileged.  

The “ABCs” of Independent Contractors in California

The “ABCs” of Independent Contractors in California

August 17, 2022

In this episode, Jen discusses the risks of independent contractor classification and AB 5. 

COVID-19 Workplace Refresher

COVID-19 Workplace Refresher

August 10, 2022

In this episode, Jen reminds listeners about their obligations under the Cal/OSHA ETS, what to do when COVID-19 hits their workplace, and how the CDPH’s revised definition of “close contact” may change your employer practices.

Tips for Employee Recruitment and Retention in an Impossible Market

Tips for Employee Recruitment and Retention in an Impossible Market

August 3, 2022

In this episode, Jen discusses the “Great Resignation” and tips for recruiting and retaining talent in our challenging job market.

The DOL’s Recent “Retaliation” Bulletin

The DOL’s Recent “Retaliation” Bulletin

July 27, 2022

In this episode, Jen discusses the federal Department of Labor’s “retaliation” bulletin, and strategies for avoiding liability in this area.

Employer Liability for COVID-19 Deaths

Employer Liability for COVID-19 Deaths

July 20, 2022

In this episode, Jen discusses the recent wave of civil litigation related to COVID-19 deaths.

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