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COVID-19 and the Workplace: Guidance Regarding Employment and Benefits Issues Facing Employers Now

Mar
20
2020

Date: March 20, 2020

Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Location: Webinar

 

Join Mintz’s Employment and Benefits Group as we provide business-focused guidance on some of the pressing issues facing employers now, including: 

 

  •  Legislative Initiatives and General Overview of Workplace Issues

 

  • Benefits
    • How furloughs impact benefits and employees’ ability to continue group health insurance
    • What, if anything, employers need to do to modify their short- and long-term disability plans
    • Impacts on 401k plans and HSAs
    • HIPAA – what it does and does not cover 

 

  • Layoffs and Furloughs
    • Planning for and effectuating an RIF
    • Planning for and effectuating a furlough
    • Impact of WARN
    • Leaves of absence

 

  • Legal Guidelines for Managing a Remote Workplace
    • Disability-related inquiries, accommodations, and medical examinations
    • OSHA
    • Telecommuting and cybersecurity
    • Wage and hour issues
    • Workers' Compensation

Speakers

Jennifer B. Rubin is a Mintz Member who advises clients on employment issues like wage and hour compliance. Her clients range from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies and business executives in the technology, financial services, publishing, professional services, and health care industries.
Alden J. Bianchi is an employee benefits and compensation attorney at Mintz. He advises clients on retirement plans, compensation arrangements, ERISA issues, benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions, and health and welfare plans. Alden is an authority on health care reform.
H. Andrew Matzkin is an employment litigator at Mintz, and he provides counsel on labor and employment issues. Drew represents clients in life sciences, technology, industrial, and professional services before federal and state courts, arbitrators, and administrative agencies.
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Emma Follansbee

Speaker

Emma Follansbee is a Mintz attorney who counsels clients on employment and labor matters, including compliance with federal, state, and local laws, disciplinary investigations, and litigation. She was a Summer Associate at Mintz in 2016. Before law school, she was a Project Analyst at Mintz.