Complying with New Department of Labor Guidelines and Managing a Changing Workforce

SFNE scheduled two additional Employment Law Update Webinars that were designed to ensure that your company is familiar with certain COVID-19 related state and federal guidelines. During these unprecedented times, businesses should become familiar and comply, with the applicable guidelines to limit potential exposure to liability.

Managing a Changing Workforce During COVID-19

Thursday, September 3, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presented by:

Michelle De Oliveira, Kenney & Sams, P.C.
David Kerrigan, Kenney & Sams, P.C.

This webinar provided answers to the following questions that are often posed by employers that are trying to balance the implications of COVID-19 in the workplace, while keeping their businesses afloat

  • How do employers deal with employees who have used all of the time allotted but cannot return to work because their children are still at home? 
  • How do employers deal with employees who don’t want to return to the office because of health concerns?
  • Can employers reduce hours or salaries for employees who can only return to work in the office part-time? 
  • Can employers change the job title and/or responsibilities for an employee who can only return part-time?

This Webinar also covered best practices when handling a request for a reasonable accommodation and will address issues employers should consider relating to vacation and leave policies.

  • Engaging in an interactive dialogue with employees.
  • The impact of other disabilities and medical conditions on accommodations in the workplace.
  • Vacation and leave policies in the backdrop of self-quarantine directives.
  • Handling leave policies to provide more leeway for employees in high-risk categories to be out on leave, while minimizing potential discrimination liability.

Complying with New Department of Labor Guidelines

Thursday, October 8, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Presented by:

Michelle De Oliveira, Kenney & Sams, P.C.
Mike Sams, Kenney & Sams, P.C.

The U.S. Department of Labor published additional guidance on leave issues, non-discrimination and wage and hour rules. This webinar will cover commonly asked questions and answers that address these critical components of employment practices in the midst of COVID-19.

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Non-Members: $50.00 per person, per webinar


David Kerrigan
Kenney & Sams, P.C.
Mike Sams
Kenney & Sams, P.C.

Michelle De Oliveira 
Kenney & Sams, P.C.