Amanda Osowski

Amanda M. Osowski

Associate

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Amanda practices exclusively in the area of labor and employment law and represents a variety of employers in pre-litigation negotiations, lawsuits, agency claims, and arbitrations. Her practice includes discrimination and harassment litigation, EEOC/DFEH/DLSE agency defense litigation, and advice and counsel on policy and procedure development, employee discharge and discipline, and wage and hour compliance. Amanda also advises clients regarding workplace health and safety issues, including preventative practices and policy development, and represents employers in dealings with Cal/OSHA.

Amanda's practice is solution oriented. She enjoys working with clients to learn about all aspects of an issue so that she can help her clients manage and understand risk while achieving practical solutions efficiently.

Prior to joining the firm, Amanda served as an associate at a major labor and employment law firm. During law school, Amanda competed actively as a member of Emory Law's mock trial team and currently serves as Lincoln High School's mock trial attorney coach.

Publications

"California's Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board Passes an Extensive COVID-19 Emergency Regulation Regarding The Spread Of COVID-19 In Workplaces," co-author, Labor & Employment Law Alert (November 2020)

"New Bill Expands Cal/OSHA Enforcement Rules Over COVID-19 Related Illnesses For All Employers," co-author, Labor & Employment Law Alert (September 2020)

"Catching Up To California: The U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Title VII Protects Gay and Transgender Applicants and Employees," Labor & Employment Law Alert (June 2020)

"Protecting Employees on the Front Lines: Interim Cal/OSHA Guidance for Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care Facilities," co-author, Labor & Employment + Senior Housing and Care Law Alert (April 2020)

"Notice to Employers: California WARN Act Notice Requirements Suspended," co-author, Labor & Employment Law Alert (March 2020)

"COVID-19 Employer Requirements for Reporting & Recordkeeping Under California OSHA," Labor & Employment Law Alert (March 2020)

"Workplace Safety and COVID-19: California and Federal OSHA Issue Employer Guidelines," Labor & Employment Law Alert (March 2020)

"Frlekin v. Apple: Employees Must Be Compensated for Time Spent Undergoing Exit Searches," co-author, Labor & Employment Alert (February 2020)

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Presentations

"Cal/OSHA Reporting for RCFEs (and all employers)," co-presenter, California Assisted Living Association Webinar (October 2020)

"Health, Safety and Environmental Considerations for Employers," co-presenter, Hanson Bridgett Labor & Employment Mid-Year Briefing (June 2020)

"Coronavirus: Key Issues for Employers," co-presenter, Hanson Bridgett Labor & Employment Webinar (March 2020)

“Weed at Work: High-potheticals for the Modern Workplace,” Hanson Bridgett 2020 Labor & Employment Seminar (January 2020)

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Academic Distinction

Emory Order of Advocates

Outstanding Achievement in Employment Law Award, State Bar of Georgia Employment Law Section

Education

J.D., with Honors, Emory University School of Law (2017)

B.A., magna cum laude, College of the Holy Cross (2014)

Admissions And Courts

California

San Francisco

415-995-5862 Direct Phone
415-995-3444 Fax

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