SEPTEMBER LOCATION CHANGED To: WEB-BASED
Trial (and Error): COVID-19 and its Evolving Employment Law Challenges
Program 1 - MC-SHRM Members Only Special Topic (MOST) 2:15*PM-3:20PM (*Registration 2:00PM-2:15PM)
Presented by: Haley Paul, Senior Council - Greathouse Holloway McFadden Trachtenberg PLLC
The Covid-19 pandemic has felt like a labyrinth for HR professionals filled with potential hidden pitfalls. Every time it seems HR and legal professionals are getting a handle on the situation, new questions arise.
This presentation will focus on the evolving employment law issues and recent case law concerning COVID-19. It will cover such topics as testing, vaccines, remote work, and sick time.
Participants Learning Objectives:
- Examine proper protocol for testing and quarantine/isolation for employees based on current CDC and OSHA standards
- Compare and contrast mandatory and voluntary vaccine programs and discuss legal risks associated with same
- Recognize requests for disability and religious accommodation
- Explore corporate social responsibility
- Analyze remote work models and sick leave practices and identify best practices for same
Haley Paul, Senior Counsel is a skilled labor and employment attorney. Her primary focus is on counseling clients on a wide array of employment-related issues including, hiring,
onboarding, compensation, discipline, terminations, and workplace accommodations. She has represented clients in matters involving federal and state wage and hour disputes, discrimination claims, misappropriation of trade secrets, and noncompete agreements. She regularly conducts internal investigations and audits of her clients’ employment practices, and enjoys providing trainings to human resource personnel, managers, and other employees. She is also experienced in negotiating and drafting a variety of employment contracts.
During law school, Haley served as an Articles Editor for the South Texas Law Review and interned for the Honorable Judge David Hittner of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Haley’s clients appreciate her pragmatic approach and the thought and detail that go into her advice and counsel. Her ability to identify potential pitfalls before they become problems is invaluable.
To Learn more about Haley Paul, visit: www.greatlaw.com