As COVID-19 continues its deleterious effects on the economy, attorneys representing employees or employers need to understand employers’ obligations to their older employees when it comes to furloughs, layoffs, and severance packages that are compliant with the Older Workers Benefits Protections Act (OWBPA) and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), along with the EEOC’s recent guidance on federal anti-discrimination laws related to COVID-19.
Review the Paycheck Protection Program's loan forgiveness application, the CARES Act and other COVID-19-related legislation. Get up to speed on late-breaking rules, including tax strategies to consider and refund opportunities to apply for, and strategies on how to deal with the PPP.
The spread of COVID-19 has disrupted the way in which companies do business in an unprecedented fashion. Companies and employees alike need to understand what rights and obligations each have in connection with employees’ privacy rights.
Keeping a connection with aging parents during the era of social distancing is very important. Join us to learn creative ways to stay connected to those in nursing homes and other senior living facilities.
Sponsored by Clio: Considering how your law firm will react to the unexpected—and developing strategic plans of action for these events—can protect your clients and prevent your practice from coming to a screeching halt, especially with new situations like the current COVID-19 pandemic. You’ll learn:
The ethical obligations that shape how you should prepare for disasters and succession at your law firm
The policies and procedures necessary for ensuring that your firm can react effectively to the unexpected
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Understand the top COVID-19-related employment law issues in Illinois, including: assessing litigation risks, complying with wage and leave requirements, and understanding recent developments and key issues in employee benefits during the pandemic.
2020 has been a roller coaster ride for employers and employees. Collectively, we have survived shutdowns, furloughs, sickness, re-opening, and now managing a back to school season like nothing the country has seen in the past. Look back at the last six months to hear lessons learned from the pandemic and key points of the FFCRA and the CARES that apply in the days ahead.