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Thursday, January 14, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:10 PM
LIVE ONLINE ONLY – NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE
In-Person Passholders – You may use your Pass to register for the live webcast at no charge.
Up-to-the-Minute COVID-19 Employment Law Information and Guidance
This seminar, chaired by Susan E. Ellingstad of Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P, offers guidance for the novel employment issues presented by the continuing COVID-19 crisis and up-to-the-minute information on the rapidly changing body of statutory, regulatory and case law developing in response to the crisis. Topics include:
8:50 – 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Navigating Workplace Regulations and Communicating with Employees
This session discusses how to message and communicate with employees about COVID-19 exposures in the workplace. It includes a discussion of ADA, HIPAA and OSHA requirements and implications and recommended updates to workplace policies. It also addresses discipline and discharge for failure to follow the company’s COVID-19 policy.
– Jessica L. Roe
10:00 – 10:10 a.m.
10:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Regulating and Discipling Risky Behavior: Air Travel and More
This session will discuss employer best practices in regulating work related travel and employees’ off-work behavior, i.e., vacations, attending gatherings, air travel and other activities that create heightened health risks for other employees in the workplace. It will include consideration of exposure tracking with COVIDaware MN, Minnesota’s free COVID-19 tracking app, and what role employers may play in employees getting the coronavirus vaccine when it’s available.
– Rhiannon C. Beckendorf & Nicole A. Truso
11:10 – 11:20 a.m.
11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Managing a Remote Workforce
Helping supervisors effectively manage a remote workforce reduces potential liability and creates legal and operational efficiency. Don’t miss this discussion of workers’ compensation at home, paying for at-home work expenses, data practices, telecommuting policies, use of space and more.
– Claire B. Deason & John H. Lassetter
12:20 – 12:50 p.m.
12:50 – 1:50 p.m.
2021 COVID-19 Litigation Update
What claims are plaintiffs’ attorneys bringing in the age of COVID-19? How do you avoid, mitigate or defend against these claims? An experienced plaintiffs’ attorney provides the answers to these questions and more in this focused session.
– Christopher D. Jozwiak
1:50 – 2:00 p.m.
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
COVID-19 Workplace Safety
Implementing and revising safety protocols and policies to reflect the evolving science and knowledge about COVID-19 is vital for the safety of a workplace workforce. Much of what we are learning about COVID-19 will impact our work environment long after the pandemic is over. Join this important discussion of creating best practices and proactive measures and evolving them as information changes.
– Susan E. Ellingstad
3:00 – 3:10 p.m.
3:10 – 4:10 p.m.
Managing Leaves and Absences
The Families First Coronavirus Relief Act is set to expire on December 31, 2020 but what happens next? This session will provide up-to-date information and insight on leave obligations and options, including FMLA, disability leave, sick and safe ordinances.
– Megan L. Anderson
Thursday, January 14, 2021
There are no replays.
$245 MSBA members / $245 paralegals / $295 standard rate
Other discounts that may apply:
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.