Shaw in the News

Our lawyers are frequent guests on local news, on the radio, in podcasts, presentations, and more.
See all the highlights below (the posts are current as of the date of the posting):

Jennifer Shaw Appears On “The Afternoon News” With Kitty O’Neal To Discuss The Mandatory Workplace Vaccine Law That Was Pulled

By KFBK "The Afternoon News" | | March 30, 2022

Jennifer Shaw appeared on “The Afternoon News with Kitty O’Neal” to discuss the postponement of Assembly Bill 1993, which would require workers to provide proof of COVID vaccination by Jan. 1, 2023 mandatory workplace vaccine law pulled. You can listen to the interview here.

Welcome to Our New “Workplace Wake-Up With Jen” Podcast!

By Shaw Law Group | | December 29, 2021

Jen Shaw is kicking off 2022 with something new – a weekly podcast called Workplace Wake-Up with Jen!

Join Jen every Wednesday morning for insightful commentary about legal developments, discussions with special guests, and much, much more.

Whether you are a human resource professional, business owner, or just curious about workplace laws affecting our work life, Jen can help you make sense of COVID-19 rules, wage-hour requirements, and other compliance rules. All in 15 minutes!

Workplace Wake-Up with Jen is a continuation of Jen’s weekly webinar, “Wake-Up Wednesday with Jen,” she kicked off in March 2020 to help employers cope with COVID-19. Hundreds of employers have joined Jen every week to receive updates and get their tough questions answered.

Jen’s relentless energy and commitment to workplace legal compliance is reflected in the new podcast. You don’t want to miss a second!

Of course, Jen and her legal team at Shaw Law Group will continue offering webinars and seminars throughout the year. Check out the 2022 training calendar at https://shawlawgroup.com/employment-law-training-calendar/, and register now before the sessions sell out.

Click here to listen to our kick off episode. Download and subscribe to “Workplace Wake-Up With Jen” wherever you listen to podcasts.

CalChamber General Counsel Erika Frank to Depart

By CalChamber | | September 3, 2021

Erika Frank, longtime general counsel and executive vice president of legal affairs for the California Chamber of Commerce, has accepted a position at the Shaw Law Group, a leading employment law firm in Sacramento. Read the fully story on the CalChamber’s site here.

JENNIFER SHAW APPEARS ON “THE AFTERNOON NEWS” WITH KITTY O’NEAL TO DISCUSS DELTA CHARGING UNVACCINATED EMPLOYEES $200

By KFBK "The Afternoon News" | | August 25, 2021

Jennifer Shaw appeared on “The Afternoon News with Kitty O’Neal” to discuss Delta Airlines saying employees will have to pay $200 more every month for their company-sponsored healthcare plan if they choose to not be vaccinated against COVID-19.  You can listen to the interview here.

CONSIDERATIONS FOR WORKPLACE REOPENINGS, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | April 28, 2021

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss workplace reopenings and what employers should consider when deciding whether to end their remote work programs. You can listen to the podcast here.

SHOULD EMPLOYERS OFFER UNLIMITED PTO?, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | March 18, 2021

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss unlimited paid vacation policies and the types of workplace liabilities these policies may create. You can listen to the podcast here.

COVID-19 VACCINE AND THE WORKPLACE, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | March 15, 2021

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss what employers should consider before requiring workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine. You can listen to the podcast here.

COVID-19 VACCINE: CAN IT BE REQUIRED? A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | January 19, 2021

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss what employers need to consider before mandating that their employees get the COVID-19 vaccine. You can listen to the podcast here.

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS IN A COVID-19 YEAR, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | December 21, 2020

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how annual performance reviews can elevate company morale and enhance the relationship between employers and employees. You can listen to the podcast here.

RETURNING REMOTE WORKERS TO THE OFFICE, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | November 30, 2020

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the challenges some employers are facing as they ask remote workers to report back to the office, and provide takeaways for dealing with employees who refuse to return to the workplace.  You can listen to the podcast here.

WHAT PROP. 22 MEANS FOR EMPLOYERS, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | November 24, 2020

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the passage of Proposition 22, which classifies app-based drivers as independent contractors, and what that means for California employers.

COVID-19: REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | November 16, 2020

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated reasonable accommodation requests and what employers should consider when they begin the interactive process with employees. You can listen to the podcast here.

WHEN EMPLOYEES TALK POLITICS AT WORK, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | October 19, 2020

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how employers can navigate the election season and ways to handle political discussions in the workplace. You can listen to the podcast here.

COVID-19: MOVING BETWEEN TIERS, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | October 8, 2020

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss California’s COVID-19 Tier Framework and what employers should keep in mind as counties transition into and out of tiers.  You can listen to the podcast here.

NEW LAW CREATES SUPPLEMENTAL SICK LEAVE, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | September 25, 2020

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss AB 1867, which establishes COVID-19-related supplemental paid sick leave for some employees and took effect on September 19, 2020. You can listen to the podcast here.

NEW LAW EXPANDS CFRA TO SMALL BUSINESS, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | September 21, 2020

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss how employers should prepare for the newly signed family and medical leave law (SB 1383) that expands the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and takes effect on January 1, 2021.  You can listen to the podcast here.

SHAW LAW GROUP, PC RECOGNIZED BY SACRAMENTO BUSINESS JOURNAL AS ONE OF AREA’S FASTEST GROWING CERTIFIED WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES

By Sacramento Business Journal | | September 21, 2020

The Sacramento Business Journal recently listed Shaw Law Group, PC on “Certified Women-Owned Businesses” list.  This list recognizes local certified women-owned businesses.  This is the Firm’s first year on the list.  We are so proud!  See the list here.

SHAW LAW GROUP, PC WELCOMES J.R. RIDDELL

By Shaw Law Group | | September 1, 2020

J.R. Riddell has joined Shaw Law Group as Of Counsel after a lengthy career at one of the largest and most respected law firms in the country.  He brings almost two decades of experience litigating employment law matters and conducting sensitive investigations for private and public sector employers.  An outgoing communicator and former officer in the United States Air Force, Riddell holds a certificate from AWI, and is a key addition to Shaw Law Group’s growing investigations practice. You can view J.R.’s bio here.

COVID-19 POSITIVE TEST: EMPLOYER OBLIGATIONS EXPLAINED

By Coronado Eagle and Journal | | Jul 15, 2020

CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw recently discussed what employers should do if an employee tests positive with COVID-19. You can read the interview here.

COVID-19: ENFORCING MASK RULES AT WORK, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | July 13, 2020

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss ways employers can ensure employees comply with state guidelines on masks and social distancing, and continue fostering a healthy workplace. You can listen to the podcast here.

CAVEATS TO USING VIRUS MONITORING APPS, A CALCHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | June 19, 2020

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the use of COVID-19 symptom monitoring apps, and whether they are effective tools for maintaining a healthy workplace. Listen to the podcast here.

COVID-19: MONITORING OFF-DUTY WORKERS, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | June 17, 2020

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the obligations employers have if they decide to monitor off-duty employees as a means of reducing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. You can listen to the podcast here.

SMALL EMPLOYERS AND NEW EMERGENCY FMLA, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | May 4, 2020

Jennifer Shaw appeared on The Workplace, a podcast by the CalChamber, to discuss the responsibilities small employers have under the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLA), and how the new leave differs from the regular Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  You can listen to the podcast here.

AVOID CAL-WARN ACT LIABILITIES, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | April 29, 2020

Jennifer Shaw appeared on The Workplace, a podcast by the CalChamber, to discuss key points, misconceptions and liabilities employers need to be aware of concerning the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act and California’s equivalent, Cal-WARN.  You can listen to the podcast here.

COVID-19 SUPPLEMENTAL PAID SICK LEAVE, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | April 23, 2020

Jennifer Shaw appeared on The Workplace, a podcast by the CalChamber, to discuss key details of California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave, including gig workers, eligibility requirements, verbal requests, avoiding a “gotcha moment,” and employer recommendations.  You can listen to the podcast here.

AVOID LIABILITY: ON-CALL RULES TO KNOW, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | April 21, 2020

Jennifer Shaw appeared on The Workplace, a podcast by the CalChamber, to discuss the difference between “restricted” and “unrestricted” on-call shifts, and what issues may arise with the Paycheck Protection Program if employers place workers on on-call shifts.  You can listen to the podcast here.

COVID-19 PAID LEAVES EXPLAINED, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | April 14, 2020

COVID-19: TELEWORK BEST PRACTICES, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | April 9, 2020

Jennifer Shaw appeared on The Workplace, a podcast by the CalChamber, to discuss remote work best practices, such as ways to ensure workers are taking mandated rest breaks, reimbursing expenses, establishing COVID-19-specific policies, and maintaining a harassment-free environment. You can listen to the podcast here.

Happy Holidays from Shaw Law Group, PC

By Shaw Law Group | | December 10, 2019

In lieu of sending holiday cards, we’ve made a donation to Canine Companions for Independence on behalf of Miller & Jac Greenfield. 

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