Bagels & Coffee with Boardman Clark

Sep 18, 2020 –
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

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Virtual Bagels & Coffee -- Real Issues & Answers

A complimentary labor and employment law webinar

2020 continues to present extraordinary legal challenges for employers. Some of these challenges are unprecedented while others put a new spin on existing employment law concepts. In this year's virtual Bagels & Coffee with Boardman Clark, we will discuss the critical legal issues facing workplaces during these uncertain times.

Whether you are a human resources professional, supervisor, manager, administrator, business owner, or board member, in either the private or public sector, this seminar will help keep you out in front of the HR issues in your workplace.

Presentations

Managing the Stress and Discord of 2020

Bob Gregg

2020 has been an extraordinary year. COVID-19 fear. Economic distress. Heightened awareness of racial injustice. Is wearing a mask a valid directive or an unacceptable infringement on one’s “rights”? AND it’s an election year! Fear, stress, unrest, resentment and conflicting views have stacked up to create high levels of tension, discord, and even anger in the workplace. Learn how employers can control the divisiveness to maintain an effective, civil workplace and understand where the legal hot spots are. We’ll review what policies and practices help in times of tension.

Latest Issues in Wage and Hour Law

Brian Goodman

This presentation will cover the latest regulations and guidance involving wage and hour law, including the unique wage and hour issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dealing with Employee Disabilities in a Pandemic and Beyond

Jennifer Mirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced several new scenarios into our workplaces. The fear of reporting to work, the possibility of remote work, increased depression and isolation, to name a few. Many of these situations trigger the application of laws (the ADA, for one) and policies that are intended to protect employees. To lower the risk of costly lawsuits, it is critical that employers understand the landscape of legal protections and their rights to keep their workforce on track. We will walk through common scenarios and explain the key steps to take when employee requests for disability accommodations cross your door.

The Ever-mutating Pandemic Legal Stew

Steve Zach

Given the continued evolution of the pandemic and state and federal responses to it, this presentation will provide an update on the most recent status of various COVID-19 issues facing employers, including FFCRA, CARES Act and related state laws/orders. It will also address liability concerns that employers may face with respect to COVID-19 and strategies to deal with them.

Time & Registration

Sep 18, 2020 - 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM 

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Who Should Attend

Human resources professionals • Supervisors, managers, administrators & department heads • CFOs & controllers • Business owners • Board members • Anyone responsible for hiring, evaluating or terminating employees 


The Latest

Department of Public Instruction Updates COVID-19 Special Education Guidance

School Law FYI | 05.12.21

Boardman Clark previously reported on the Department of Public Instruction’s (“DPI”) guidance document COVID-19 Special Education Question and Answer Document (“Question and Answer Document”): Guidance for Public School Districts Serving Students with Disabilities During the Current Closure Related to COVID-19 and Department of Public Instruction Updates COVID-19 Special Education Guidance. DPI published several recent updates to the Question and Answer Document with new information regarding compensatory or recovery services, requests for education records, evaluations, extended school year, use of the “I-10,” planning for additional school closures, and in-home special education services. The updates to the Question and Answer Document are summarized below and the full version of DPI’s guidance may be found here: COVID-19 Special Education Question and Answer Document.

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