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COVID-19 Employment Litigation Guide

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COVID-19 Employment Litigation Guide

Workshop Description/Agenda

Avoid the Top COVID-19 Legal Landmines

The coronavirus pandemic rocked the workplace in 2020, flooding employers everywhere with lawsuits left and right. This informative program delves into strategies for mitigating COVID-19 litigation risks. Determine which states have seen the most claims due to the pandemic, examine guidelines for drafting a coronavirus workplace safety plan and investigate the do's and don'ts of informing employees of workforce reductions. Evade pitfalls and help employers overcome key challenges - register today!

  • Review the latest coronavirus updates, guidelines and regulations.
  • Discover recent trends in COVID-19 litigation.
  • Develop strategies for mitigating legal risks in the workplace.
  • Uncover best practices for updating workplace policies, conducting health screenings and more.


All times are shown in Eastern time

  1. Reviewing the Latest Laws, Guidelines and Updates
    11:00 - 11:30, Douglas W. Desmarais
  2. COVID-19 Claims - The Latest Developments
    11:30 - 12:30, Douglas W. Desmarais
    1. States Seeing the Most Workplace Lawsuits
    2. Litigation Roundup: Top Employment Claims Being Filed Right Now
      1. Whistleblower
      2. Retaliation
      3. Discrimination
      4. Unsafe Working Conditions or Lack of PPE
      5. Wage and Hour Issues
      6. Employee Leave
      7. Workers' Compensation
      8. Remote Work
  3. Strategies for Mitigating Workplace Litigation Risks
    12:45 - 2:15, Louis R. Cohan
    1. Staying on Top of Legal Developments: Why It Matters
    2. Workplace Policies: Updates You Need to Make
      1. Wage and Hour
      2. Anti-Retaliation
      3. Return-to-Work Policies Addressing Social Distancing, Masks, Health Screenings, etc.
    3. Mitigating Discrimination Risks
    4. Navigating Leave Complexities
    5. Reducing Risks in Remote Work Arrangements
    6. General Rules on Conducting COVID-19 Screenings
    7. Creating a Coronavirus Safety Plan for the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know
    8. Documentation: Ensuring Legal Best Practices
    9. Notifying Employees of Wage Changes or Workforce Reductions: Do's and Don'ts

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for attorneys. HR professionals, accountants and paralegals may also benefit.

Additional Information

Training Provider: NBI, Inc.

Course Topics: Law Training > Employment/HR Law

Training Course Summary: COVID-19 Employment Litigation Guide