COVID-19: The New Legal Landscape for Employers and Employees Webinar (1.5 Hours)

Overview: 

New workplace guidelines are meant to slow the spread of the Coronavirus, but have also led to temporary shut-downs and massive layoffs for many businesses. This webinar will address the legal rights—and restrictions—of employers and employees during the current pandemic, with a focus on:

  • What constitutes an essential business?
  • The government’s new $2T economic stimulus package
  • Tax deferrals
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act
  • Sick leave for Coronavirus-related illnesses
  • Workplace safety concerns

    …and much more

Objective: 

To provide guidance on legal issues pertaining to employers and employees, as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. Learn what obligations must be met, what restrictions must be followed, and what economic resources are available to help qualified parties.
 

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Emphasis: 
  • What is COVID-19?
  • What we need to know
  • Shelter-in-place rules
    – Enforcement by authorities
    – Penalties
  • Essential vs. non-essential
    – Which businesses and
       activities qualify as essential?
    – Essential personnel (first
       responders, police, etc.)
  • Relief
  • The CARES Act, a $2T economic stimulus package created to help businesses and individuals weather the Covid-19 storm
  • Expanded unemployment insurance
  • Direct payments to households
  • Small business loans
  • Tax deferrals and extended deadlines
  • Help for small businesses
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Paycheck Protection Program
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act
  • Sick leave requirements for COVID-19 related illnesses
  • Workplace safety concerns
  • OSHA guidance and reporting requirements
  • Levels of exposure risk
  • Worker’s compensation
  • Group health benefits
  • Employer obligations
  • Traveling workforce
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Prerequisite: 

None.

Preparation: 

No advance preparation required.

Level of Knowledge: 

Overview.

CPE Credit: 
1.50
NASBA Field of Study: 
Business Law