GCT Works: COVID-19 Issues Employers are Facing for Return-to-Work post-Pandemic

GCT Works: COVID-19 Issues Employers are Facing for Return-to-Work post-Pandemic

June 2nd, 2021

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CT

As employers continue to cope with the fallout from the pandemic, new considerations need to be made for employees as return-to-work plans and their manifold implications lie just around the corner.

Join GCT employment attorneys Ashley L. Orler, David J. Ben-Dov, Brianna L. Golan and M. Elysia Baker Analo for a comprehensive discussion on a range of updates to laws, regulations and requirements that businesses, employers and employees must consider as they plan to enter the new business environment in the post-pandemic era.

COVID-19 Vaccinations

  • Can employers require them?
  • Can employers incentivize employees to receive them?
  • Can employers create relaxed COVID-19 requirements for employees who are vaccinated?
  • Do employers need to provide PTO for employees to receive a vaccine?

Speaker: David J. Ben-Dov

Leave and Workers Compensation

  • Are there any leave requirements for COVID-19?
  • How can employers cope with the anticipated PTO rush?
  • Does workers' compensation cover COVID-19 claims?

Speaker: Brianna L. Golan

Return to the Actual Workplace

  • How can employers safely return their employees to in-person working?
  • What are the challenges facing employers in returning to in-person working?
  • What should an employer do if an employee refuses to return to work?

Speaker: M. Elysia Baker Analo

COVID-19 Policies and Procedures

  • Should employers require waivers from employees, contractors and customers?
  • What handbook policies should be updated in light of COVID-19?
  • What other written documents should employers consider providing to their workers?

Speaker: Ashley L. Orler

CLE and SHRM accreditation is anticipated for this webinar.