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.
This six-part bi-weekly webcast series covers succession planning basics; employment law for business sellers; the ins and outs of estate planning for closely-held businesses; understanding transactions; understanding family business, shared wealth and power; and transitioning out of the business.
Experienced employment law attorneys provide an overview on the increasing number of state and local laws relating to paid sick leave and equal pay, including how employment attorneys can counsel clients in addressing paid sick leave and pay inequity, and best practices for policies and procedures.
The COVID-19 crisis is having an unprecedented effect on business valuations. A panel of experienced attorneys and financial experts explains how valuations are affected by market volatility and offers in-depth review of specific issues like underwater stock options, financial accounting, and executive compensation, incentives and severance.