WEBINAR: CORONAVIRUS PLANNING: ADA, FMLA, Worker’s Comp, PTO, Furloughs, and Other Employment Concerns

Friday, March 20, 2020 | 8am-9:30am

ABA Members: FREE

Non-Members: $25-


The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has created a number of new questions and challenges for employers. Companies need to plan in advance how to address employee concerns, absences, requests for leave, and similar issues. Join Employment and OSHA, Construction, and Litigation Attorney Julie Pace as she shares strategies and tools to prepare employers for the challenges you all now face. You will learn strategies to address the coronavirus, flu or other communicable diseases in the workplace and the role of the FMLA, ADA, workers' compensation, PTO, sick time, telecommuting, furloughs, unemployment, wage and hour issues, and strategies to navigate your company’s success in challenging times.

At this program, you will learn about:

  • Payroll Consequences and Bill in Congress called the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act”
  • Basics, Symptoms and Next Steps Regarding COVID-19 and Communicable Diseases
  • Practical Tips, Precautions and Communications to Employees with Specifics Depending on the Industry
  • International Travel and Self-Isolation
  • Sending Employees Home If They Become Exposed or Show Symptoms
  • Should Employees Get Tested So They Can Return To Work if Cleared
  • How the FMLA, ADA, workers’ compensation, and unemployment compensation may come into play with employees impacted by COVID-19
  • Paid sick leave, PTO, Vacation and discretionary unpaid leave for employees
  • Tips on creating telecommuting arrangements, legal risks and cautions, and what should be in a telecommuting Agreement
  • Wage and hour requirements if the company temporarily closes, implements work furloughs or other options
  • OSHA safety rules
  • Real-Life Scenarios of Employment Situations and Talking Points







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