What are the important components an employer’s gun or firearm policy that will make it effective? McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Charlie Plumb provided information that could both limit your liability in the event of workplace violence involving firearm — as well as reduce the possibility of such violence — to an audience at […]
What is an employer’s liability when there is workplace violence involving guns? McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Charlie Plumb explored this topic and provided considerations for employers on the topic of workplace gun policies and their enforcement at the 18th Annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS) on October 4, 2013, in Orlando, Florida.
With health insurance costs on the rise, an increasing number of employers have begun implementing company-sponsored wellness programs as a way to encourage employees to live healthier lifestyles. Done correctly, it can be a win-win situation…
McAfee & Taft labor and employment, employee benefits and ERISA litigation attorneys are presenting a half-day seminar on Oklahoma’s overhauled worker’s compensation system that now offers employers three options for providing workers’ compensation coverage and benefits and for handling claims filed on or after February 1, 2014.
Q&A WITH PAUL ROSS »
EEOC alleges employers disproportionately used criminal checks against minorities
In a Q&A with The Oklahoman, McAfee & Taft employment lawyer Paul Ross said criminal background checks are legitimate tools employers can use, but when used improperly they can become illegal.
McAfee & Taft has made available, at no cost, videos of the presentations from its recent labor, employment and employee benefits seminar, EmployerLINC2013: Government Gone Wild. The seminar was held at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City on April 23 and at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in Tulsa on […]
The theme for EmployerLINC 2013, “Government Gone Wild,” seemed to resonate with employers based on the record number of people who signed up. More than 1,000 business owners, executives, human resources professionals and benefits managers registered for McAfee & Taft’s annual labor, employment and employee benefits seminar this year, held in Oklahoma City on April 23 and in Tulsa on April 26, 2013.
Doing business in an increasingly regulated environment means more rules to follow, costlier penalties and lawsuits to avoid, and increased vigilance on the part of employers in the workplace. So if you feel the government is going wild, you’re not alone. EmployerLINC 2013, McAfee & Taft’s annual labor, employment and employee benefits seminar, offered employers, […]