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    WEBINAR: COVID-19 Legal Update - Understanding Employer Risks and Risk Mitigation

    Date: June 25, 2020, 1:00pm
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    WEBINAR: COVID-19 Legal Update - Understanding Employer Risks and Risk Mitigation

    Please join us for a webinar with Russell Jarem of Jackson Lewis, P.C  to discuss COVID-19 Legal Update - Understanding Employer Risks and Risk Mitigation.

    • Risks in identifying which employees to bring back (i.e. failure to hire because of protected class or protected activity)
    • Risks in identifying which employees will remain separated (discrimination, retaliation, severance, COBRA, etc.)
    • Risks in transitioning to return-to-work without adequate planning and safeguards (OSHA and negligence claims)
    • Risks in maintaining de facto Work-From-Home policies (wage and hour concerns, business expense reimbursement, accommodation of home workers)


    Date: June 25, 2020
    Time: 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
    Phone Number: will be emailed to those that register

    Fee: $10 donation to the SHRM foundation.  This mandatory donation will go towards HR initiatives to better enhance the HR community! 


    Russell N. Jarem is Of Counsel in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling. He regularly advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters, including litigation under state and federal anti-discrimination statutes in a variety of forums, including state and federal courts, the Department of Labor, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, and the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission.


    Since the declaration of the COVID-19 public health emergency, Mr. Jarem has been regularly advising employers in Connecticut regarding the various restrictions and limitations on operations imposed by the State under the Executive Orders issued by the Governor and the guidelines issued by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, as well as the considerations that employers must make regarding their employees, whether they are essential businesses seeking to expand their workforce or “nonessential” businesses considering reopening for the first time.