Larry Casey, Gary Feldman and Tamsin Kaplan discuss some of hot topics surrounding employment laws, including politics in the workplace, proper maintenance of personnel records, proper documentation and progressive discipline, misclassifying employees as independent contractors, proposed overtime regulations pending decision by the Department of Labor, and recent activity surrounding transgender laws, both at the federal and state levels.
Tamsin Kaplan outlines the statutory requirements and best business practices for properly maintaining personnel records, including what should and should not be included in employee records and employee rights regarding access to their personnel files.
In this politically charged election year, Gary Feldman outlines best practices for employers to control discussing politics in the workplace in order to ensure productivity and maintain workplace morale, including focusing on how the First Amendment right to “free speech” impacts employers.
In this Data Security Planning 2.0 program, Robert J. Munnelly, Jr., Nick DeLena, and Charles Bellingrath outline best practices for business owners and executives to help strengthen data security by enhancing existing programs and computer security practices, and ensuring proper cyber insurance coverages are in place.
Nick DeLena of OCD Tech reviews the more technical aspect of WISPs and ways to improve security posture organizationally, including identifying and classifying data, logical access, access monitoring and alerting, encryption, perimeter protection, operating system security, patch management, malware protection, and awareness and training.