Updating Employment Handbook to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

$95.00

CLE credits earned: 1 General Credit (WA 1 Law and Legal)

This course will provide tangible tools for employers in addressing the update of employer handbooks, policies, and procedures in light of changing legislation, including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and other guidance. These policies include sick leave policies under state legislation and the FFCRA; vacation and travel policies; remote work/teleworking policies; disaster preparedness/contingency plans; and office logistics, including restrictions on visitors and “employees only” areas.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

• How to update your company’s sick leave policies to comply with the FFCRA requirements, state paid leave laws, and municipal sick leave ordinances.
• Prohibited and permissible restrictions on vacation and travel by employers, as well as recommended or required quarantines after optional and personal travel.
• Creating a thorough, comprehensive remote teleworking policy for the post-COVID work world.

Date / Time: August 11, 2020

•   2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific

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•   Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
•   On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 24 hours after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.

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Original Broadcast Date: July 16, 2020

Nathan Pearman | Gordon & Rees

Nathan Pearman is Senior Counsel in the Dallas office of Gordon & Rees. He represents small businesses to large global corporations in complex litigation involving high-stakes commercial disputes, labor and employment matters, construction litigation, professional liability, and trade secret litigation. Mr. Pearman’s employment practice focuses on representing corporate claims in employment litigation involving Title VII, the ADA, the FLSA, the ADEA, the FMLA, Chapter 21 of Texas Labor Code and the Texas Whistleblower Act, as well as restrictive covenants/non-compete agreement litigation. Mr. Pearman’s commercial litigation practice includes the representation of corporate entities as well as corporate officers and directors in business and commercial-related disputed in both state and federal courts involving claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of warranty, non-competition, non-solicitation and trade secret disputes, defamation/business disparagement, tortious interference with contract, fraud, Deceptive Trade Practices, products liability and other business-related torts. His professional liability defense experience includes actions filed against brokers and agents. In addition to these practices, Mr. Pearman also has experience handling matters including securities litigation. Dram Shop Act liability, and professional liability defense. Mr. Pearman has successfully tried cases and handled appeals in state and federal courts. Texas Lawyer recognized one of his trials in 2011 in their list of top ten contracts jury verdicts in Texas.

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I. How to update your company’s sick leave policies to comply with the FFCRA requirements, state paid leave laws, and municipal sick leave ordinances. 3:00-3:20
II. Prohibited and permissible restrictions on vacation and travel by employers, as well as recommended or required quarantines after optional and personal travel. 3:20-3:40
III. Creating a thorough, comprehensive remote teleworking policy for the post-COVID work world. 3:40-4:00