Anticipated Labor and Employment Changes Under the Biden Administration

Recorded On: 03/23/2021

Please join the Michigan Chamber of Commerce for the March 23rd Webinar presented by Bodman PLC Workplace Law Attorneys John Below, Alex Burridge and John David Gardiner as they discuss the Biden Administration’s Workplace and Employment Law Changes (past and prospective) after the Administration’s first 60 days in office.

Topics to be discussed include:   

  • Legislative action updates 
    • healthcare bills 
    • federal minimum wage bills 
    • labor bills 
    • comprehensive immigration reform bills
    • tax increases 
  • Regulatory action updates 
    • OSHA and CDC rulemaking for COVID-19
    • NLRB updates: card check; micro-unions and joint employer rules 
    • DOL’s new Independent Contractor Rule 
    • DOL’s Overtime Exemption Rule’s minimum weekly salary threshold increases 
    • EPA WOTUS Rule
    • DHS review H-2B visas 
    • OSHA rulemaking for COVID-19
    • Form W-2 changes 

 This webinar will be recorded and available on-demand shortly after the live webinar. 

John David Gardiner

Member - Bodman PLC

John Gardiner is a member of Bodman’s Workplace Law Group based in the Grand Rapids office. He has more than a decade of experience representing established as well as entrepreneurial businesses and their owners in employment law matters and related litigation. He counsels these clients on a full range of employment issues involving claims of discrimination, sexual and other forms of illegal harassment, accommodating employees with disabilities, FMLA issues, wage and hour issues, reductions-in-force, discipline and discharge issues, among others. He also represents business owners and their families in connection with alleged white-collar crime and other criminal investigations.

John T. Below

Member, Bodman PLC

John aggressively solves problems and wins cases for his clients, which include, large employers in the construction and health care industries, regional and national banks, and major manufacturing and industrial companies. John partners with his clients and together, they forge and execute strategies for success.

John’s primary area of litigation and dispute resolution expertise is state and federal litigation of employment law matters, including: Discrimination litigation and arbitrations
Wrongful discharge litigation and arbitrations
Non-compete and confidentiality agreement litigation
Traditional labor matters
Administrative proceedings before the EEOC and MDCR

Alexander J. Burridge

Member, Bodman PLC

Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Alexander Burridge is a member of Bodman’s Workplace Law Practice Group. He represents employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters, including advising them on day to day employment issues and maintaining compliance with all applicable employment laws.

One (1) HR (General) recertification credit hour for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

One (1) PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.


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