(Webinar) Employment During a Pandemic: COVID-19 and the Major Issues Affecting New York Workplaces

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Program Co-Instructors:

Tanya N. Blocker
Senior Counsel, National Grid

Gianfranco J. Cuadra
Pechman Law Group PLLC

Wendy Stryker
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz P.C.

  • In the first of what will be a series of presentations sponsored by the New York City Bar’s Labor & Employment Law Committee, this webinar will introduce and explore the complicated and changing legal landscape affecting New York employees and employers in the wake of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic.  Among other topics, panelists will discuss issues and pitfalls arising under OSHA, the ADA, the FMLA,  pandemic responsive relief acts such as the CARES Act and federal and state emergency sick/parental leave laws, and wage and hour issues related to remote work, salary cuts, and furloughs.  The webinar will conclude with an overview of issues to be mindful about for when shelter-in-place orders are lifted and workers gradually return to work.

    Program Fee: Free for Members | $50 for Nonmembers

  • 10:00 am – 10:05 am
    Introduction & Program Overview

    10:05 am – 10:25 am
    L&E Issues and Continuing Obligations During the Pandemic

    10:25 am – 10:45 am
    COVID-19 Pandemic Responsive Legislation

    10:45 am – 11:05 am
    Furloughs, Layoffs, and Wage/Hour Issues

    11:05 am – 11:15 am
    Return to Work Issues

    11:15 am – 11:30 am
    Q&A Session

  • CLE Credit
    New York:
    1.5 Professional Practice
    New Jersey:
    1.5 General
    1.5 Professional Practice
    1.5 General
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Labor & Employment, Katherine A. Greenberg, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | aavila@nycbar.org