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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 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

Jun 25, 2020

In this podcast, David Lindsay and Erinn Rigney explore the risks to employers of businesses operating during the COVID-19 pandemic and discuss workers’ compensation and civil liability theories of recovery for employee exposure in the workplace.

Presenters:  David C. Lindsay and Erinn L. Rigney

Jun 19, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19, employers across certain industries are seeing an increased need to keep employees at work for longer hours, and even overnight. In this podcast, Leann Walsh, Leah Baucom, and Desiree Moore discuss key considerations in managing the workplace in the current climate, including best...

Apr 6, 2020

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the economic and social fabric of the United States.  As more and more state and local jurisdictions are enacting stay at home policies that restrict individuals' activities and businesses' operations in efforts to counter the virus's spread, employers are increasingly evaluating different...