Complying with Employment Laws during COVID-19

Thursday, August 6
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for this webinar, when Jones Walker attorneys will discuss how construction employers should comply with labor and employment laws - Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), sick leave, and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) - during COVID-19. They will cover:

A review of the new emergency paid FMLA leave and paid sick leave requirements;

FFCRA coverage scope;

Limits and exceptions for employers and employees;

Interrelation of FFCRA leave with regular FMLA leave and the practical implementation; and

Issues, costs and risks to employers.



About the speaker:

Sidney Lewis - Sid Lewis is a partner and leader of the Labor & Employment Practice Group, where he consults and advises management and human resources personnel with respect to employment and labor laws. Sid advises clients throughout the United States in all industries, including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, and service industries. A majority of his work involves general advice to employers on a variety of employment situations, including discipline, terminations, applications, leave requests, transfers, noncompete agreements, trade secret information, wage payments, wage and hour laws, family and medical leave, disabilities, workers' compensation, discrimination complaints, workplace harassment, internal investigations, documentation, policy reviews, preventative counseling, supervisor training, and early litigation negotiation. He frequently presents training and educational seminars for supervisors, centering primarily on federal and state employment laws, as well as effective supervision techniques designed to avoid litigation.

Alex Glaser - Alex Glaser is a partner in the Tax Practice Group. He advises clients on employee benefit and executive compensation matters in a variety of contexts, including mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions, and new and start-up businesses. Alex’s experience includes the design, implementation, and administration of tax-qualified and non-qualified plans and arrangements. He also drafts and amends employment agreements, non-competition agreements, severance agreements, equity compensation plans, and deferred compensation arrangements.


Continuing Education:

CCM Recertification Points: 1

Professional Development Hours (PDH): 1

AIA Learning Units (LU): 1

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