Implementing Workplace Weapons Policies After SCOTUS' Bruen Decision: OSHA, State Laws, Insurance, Safeguards
A live 90-minute CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will brief employment counsel on the impact of the recent 6-3 SCOTUS decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen (Bruen), overturning New York State's law limiting the carrying of firearms and allowing open carry for self-defense purposes. The panel will also discuss the implications of Bruen for employers and businesses when addressing future workplace weapons policies, federal and state law issues, insurance, and the necessity for revising outdated, general workplace violence policies amid increased violence in retail, healthcare, and other industries.
- Overview of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen
- OSHA update
- State law update
- Insurance considerations
- Best practices for implementing workplace weapons policies
The panel will discuss these and other key issues:
- What issues have not been resolved or remain ambiguous post-Bruen?
- How do you handle the differences between states for multi-jurisdictional employers?
- What are best practices for navigating the legal and compliance considerations when implementing workplace weapons policies?
David C. Gartenberg
Mr. Gartenberg represents and advises employers of all sizes in complex litigation and employment law in federal and... | Read More
Mr. Gartenberg represents and advises employers of all sizes in complex litigation and employment law in federal and state courts nationwide. He has extensive experience in cases involving age, race, national origin, sexual, and disability discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour issues, trade secrets, unfair competition, and noncompetition and non-solicitation agreements. Mr. Gartenberg regularly defends clients in employment-related disputes before federal and state courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Colorado Civil Rights Division, and the Department of Labor.Close
Jeff S. Mayes
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart
Mr. Mayes is a Board Certified labor and employment law specialist who represents management in matters involving all... | Read More
Mr. Mayes is a Board Certified labor and employment law specialist who represents management in matters involving all areas affecting the employment relationship. He has successfully handled cases relating to race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation and disability discrimination, harassment and retaliation in state and federal courts across the country, as well litigation involving employee leave, wage and hour, non-competition and trade secret, and employment-related torts. Jeff represents employers in courts across the country, as well as before governmental agencies such as the EEOC, Department of Labor, OSHA and the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Mayes also regularly counsels and advises employers on day-to-day activities and decisions with an intent to avoid litigation. He guides employers through employee leave and disability issues, wage and hour compliance, discipline and termination decisions, hiring and selection procedures and practices, handbooks and policies, and union avoidance. Mr. Mayes also provides training to clients and industry groups on labor and employment matters to educate them in complying with the myriad employment laws and stay out of the courtroom.Close