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16 Nov 2020

Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series: Episode 14

In episode 14 of the Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series, Melissa Azallion discusses international business travel to the U.S. during pandemic times. She offers helpful strategies that could apply to business travelers that are located internationally and have been restricted from entering the country.

The podcast is hosted by Burr partner Melissa Azallion, from the firm’s Hilton Head office.

26 Oct 2020

Women’s Podcast Series: A New Reality – Surviving and Thriving While Working Remotely

In episode 3 of the Women’s Podcast Series, Burr partner Ginger Busby is joined by special guest Teresa Hairston, the Diversity and Inclusion Engagement Leader at Mercedes-Benz USA, to discuss the new reality of working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The women talk about how to survive working remotely both mentally and physically, and the best practices for a productive remote working environment.

This episode is hosted by Ginger Busby from the firm’s Birmingham, AL office.

16 Oct 2020

Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series: Episode 13

In episode 13 of the Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series, Melissa Azallion is joined by Burr associate Jonathan Eggert to talk about some recent immigration developments. They discuss new rules that have been implemented and those which have been blocked by various courts over the last year.

The podcast is hosted by Burr partner Melissa Azallion and special guest Jonathan Eggert from the firm’s Hilton Head office.

13 Oct 2020

Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series: Episode 12

In episode 12 of the Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series, host Melissa Azallion talks about the I-9 inspection process and what businesses need to know should ICE come knocking.

The podcast is hosted by Burr partner Melissa Azallion, from the firm’s Hilton Head office.

5 Oct 2020

Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series: Episode 11

In episode 11 of the Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series, Melissa discusses the E2 Investor Visa that businesses should consider and the certain requirements that must be met. She dives into the visa considerations and discusses the eligibility, petition process, expiration period, and family considerations.

The podcast is hosted by Burr partner Melissa Azallion, from the firm’s Hilton Head office.

22 Sep 2020

Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series: Episode 10

In Episode 10 of the Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series, Melissa discusses a topic that is oftentimes overlooked until a company is notified of a state or federal immigration audit, or when an issue involving employee status pops up. Melissa dives into the importance of conducting an I-9 self-audit during these times to make sure records are in order and that the company is following state and federal immigration laws.

The podcast is hosted by Burr partner Melissa Azallion, from the firm’s Hilton Head office.

15 Sep 2020

Labor & Employment Podcast Series: Episode 4

In Episode 4 of the Labor and Employment Podcast Series, Burr partners Katy Willis and Emily Mack, take a deeper dive into regulations as they relate to the enforcement of face coverings for employers and customers. They discuss designs on masks worn by employees, as well as how dress code policies and potential discrimination can come into play as it relates to this protective wear.

This podcast is hosted by Katy Willis, from the firm’s Mobile, AL office, and Emily Mack, from the firm’s Nashville, TN office.

11 Sep 2020

Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series: Episode 9

In episode 9 of the Take 5 Immigration Podcast Series, Melissa discusses the two types of L visas, the different types of L visa processes, and how employers and employees can be prepared for blanket L adjudications in today’s immigration world.

This podcast is hosted by Burr partner Melissa Azallion, from the firm’s Hilton Head office.

10 Sep 2020

Labor & Employment Podcast Series: Episode 3

In episode 3 of the Labor and Employment Podcast Series, Amy Wilkes and Nina-Maja Bergmar discuss the COVID-19 litigation trends they’ve been seeing, the types of potential lawsuits employers may face, and what employers can do to prepare for and/or avoid litigation.

The podcast is hosted by Burr partner Amy Wilkes from the firm’s Birmingham office, and fellow labor and employment associate Nina-Maja Bergmar from the firm’s Atlanta office.

8 Sep 2020

Women’s Podcast Series: Episode 2 “Managing Stress & Anxiety”

In episode 2 of the Women’s Podcast Series, Burr partner Callie Whatley discusses managing stress and anxiety during the current pandemic. She is joined by Carissa Dore, a licensed psychotherapist and owner of “Every Girl Living”, a company focused on helping women heal, grow, and conquer the challenges they face.

Callie is a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office and serves as the firm’s Corporate and Tax Group Vice-Chair.