By Paul Cutrone and Amanda Cavanough

Seyfarth Synopsis: The novel coronavirus pandemic has put a spotlight on the mental health of workers. This blog was originally posted in Seyfarth Australia’s Workplace Law & Strategy blog.

The crisis posed immediate and acute challenges for organisations and workers. In an extremely short period of time, we have all had to
Continue Reading Mental Health Awareness and Innovation – A Silver Lining?

By Randel K. Johnson, Michael T. Dunn, and Mark A. Katzoff

Seyfarth Synopsis: On August 23, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”), in a release entitled “Modernization of Regulation S- K Items 101, 103, and 105”, proposed changes to Regulation S-K significantly revising disclosure requirements that registrants are required to follow, including those relating to “human
Continue Reading SEC Proposes New Human Capital Disclosure Requirements: A Reasonable Step or a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

By Paul CutroneSam Witton and Sarah Goodhew

Seyfarth Synopsis: This morning we feature a blog from our colleagues at Seyfarth Shaw Australia, which provides updates and insights on workplace issues, employment law and health and safety, from Seyfarth Shaw Australia’s team of local and international experts.

Our clients care deeply about innovation and technology. We know this
Continue Reading We Care About Machines, But Will They Care About Us?

By Ilana R. Morady and Jaclyn A. Gross

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Sixth Circuit recently upheld an administrative decision in favor of a miner’s whistleblower complaint, further underscoring the need for mine operators to implement strong anti-retaliation policies and keep detailed supporting records of internal investigations and employment-related decisions.

The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act (Mine Act) was originally
Continue Reading Sixth Circuit Denies Review of Judgment Favoring Former Employee in Retaliation Claim Under the Mine Act