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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.

Dec 10, 2019

The Oregon legislature was active in 2019. Several new laws were passed that impact employers, including a longer statute of limitations for employment claims, paid family leave, and additional requirements for non-competition agreements. In this episode, Kjersten Turpen discusses the new laws employers need to know. 


Nov 26, 2019

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania recently held that the fluctuating workweek method of calculating overtime, which is permitted under the federal FLSA, is not permitted under Pennsylvania law. In this podcast, we will discuss the decision, its impact, and related legislative and regulatory developments...


Nov 14, 2019

In this episode, Meghan Meade discusses employer obligations towards disabled employees in light of New Jersey's recent amendments to the Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act, finishing off with a brief update on what's new in New York City for marijuana-using employees.

Presenters: Meghan T. Meade


Aug 29, 2019

In this episode, Laura Scully discusses key legislation that the New York State Governor signed on August 12, 2019, as part of his 2019 Women's Justice Agenda.

Presenters: Laura Scully


Aug 19, 2019

In this episode, Scott Kobil discusses recent cases and EEOC action (and inaction) regarding employer wellness programs’ compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. The episode examines some of the challenges facing employers and offers some helpful...