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PODCAST June 08, 2022

Asked & Answered: GT's Labor & Employment Podcast Episode 5: New Labor & Employment Laws and Trends in 2022

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GT Labor & Employment Practice Shareholder Kelly Bunting and Associate Malcolm Ingram discuss some new employment laws of note and what else to expect in the labor & employment space in 2022.

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