In her recent article DOL Proposes Rule Change Permitting Unions to Participate in OSHA Workplace Walk-Throughs with John McCreary, Janet Meub discusses the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) publishing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would permit union representatives and other nonemployees to participate in workplace inspections conducted by Occupational Safety and Health Act Compliance and Safety Officers (CSHOs). To read the full article, click here.
In her recent interview I-9 procedures are changing and non-compete agreements could be next Alex Farone answers questions pertaining to the recent updates to the I-9 verification process as well as proposed federal changes to non-competition agreements. To read the full interview, click here.
In her recent article The Form I-9: Refresher and Reminder of Recent Changes Alex Farone discusses the changes to the Form I-9 and its completion procedures which has brought it to the forefront for many employers. To read the full article, click here.
In her recent employment bulleting Employment Eligibility Verification Requirement Flexibility to End August 30, 2023 with Steve Antonelli, Alex Farone discusses how all employers must soon resume physically inspecting the Form I-9 and employment eligibility documentation for new employees, a requirement that has not been strictly enforced since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. To read the full bulletin, click here.
In their recent article Back to the Future: NLRB Reinstates Significant Restrictions on Severance Agreements with Steve Silverman, Alex Farone and Janet Meub discusses the NLRB’s decision in McLaren Macomb, 372 NLRB No. 58, about reinstituting its pre-2020 precedent that severance agreements cannot contain: confidentiality agreements precluding the employee from discussing the terms of the severance; and nondisparagement clauses. Click here to view the full article.
Janet K. Meub recently joined Babst Calland as senior counsel in the Litigation and Employment and Labor groups. Ms. Meub has significant experience in the areas of employment and labor law, professional liability defense, insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, toxic tort litigation, nursing home negligence, and medical malpractice defense. She has a diversified practice that includes defending employers, healthcare providers, law enforcement and other professionals, and non-profits, at all levels of civil litigation through trial. She routinely counsels non-profit clients on employment matters including discrimination, wage and hour, FMLA and represents employers in PHRC/EEOC matters and at unemployment compensation hearings.
Prior to joining Babst Calland, Ms. Meub was a principal at Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote. She is a 2001 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law.