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Working Wise was created by the K&L Gates Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety practice to provide updates and compliance tips to lawyers and HR professionals.

Oct 21, 2021

With Halloween creeping up, Rio Gonzalez and Claire Flowers offer various considerations employers should keep in mind as they plan any in-person or virtual holiday-related festivities for their workforce.


Sep 14, 2021

Bryan Cantrell summarizes the White House’s recent announcements directing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard requiring employers with 100 or more employees to mandate coronavirus vaccination or weekly negative testing for in-person workforce, as well as...


Jul 8, 2021

Health Care partners Sarah Carlins and Jackie Hoffman interview Labor, Employment, and Workplace Safety partner Craig Leen in this episode of Working Wise, recorded in collaboration with our Triage podcast. As the former director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) at the U.S. Department of...


Oct 23, 2020

A number of businesses that historically operated in a traditional office environment have been forced into temporary work-from-home arrangements due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  These businesses are now considering transitioning to more formal work-from-home or hybrid models, as businesses and employees have discovered...


Jul 29, 2020

In this podcast, Nicole Stockey, Megan Moore, and Melanie Stratton Lopez discuss potential government enforcement actions employers need to consider when returning to work, with a focus on OSHA’s enforcement guidance.

Presenters: Nicole A. Stockey, Megan N. Moore, Melanie Stratton Lopez