Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic – and the response to it – businesses and organizations are facing a myriad of challenges relating to their business operations and managing their workforce. FortneyScott is dedicated to helping our clients navigate this unprecedented situation, and providing you with information andresources you need to overcome these challenges.
FortneyScott COVID-19 weekly briefing discussions
We firmly believe that we all need to face this challenge together. With this in mind, FortneyScott will host weekly briefings to provide updates and insight on developments impacting the workplace. Please join us to hear our subject matter experts address legal issues related to the outbreak such as compliance with new legislation, managing leaves of absence, workplace safety, EEO/ADA issues, layoffs and furloughs, implementing new HR policies, and other related issues. The weekly briefings will also provide unique opportunity for employers to anonymously ask questions and share insights about the issues they are facing.
Previous FS Weekly Briefings
If you were unable to attend the earlier FS Weekly Briefings, you can access them below.
View FS June 22 Weekly Briefing – after reviewing the latest developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, FortneyScott’s attorneys discuss the critically important decision of the Supreme Court extending Title VII protections to LGBTQ individuals.
View FS June 15 Weekly Briefing – FortneyScott’s attorney and WorkPlace HR consultant are joined by Joanne Irving, an expert on mental health issues in the workplace. The discussion covers the growing impact of COVID-19 on mental health in the workplace.
View FS June 8 Weekly Briefing – FortneyScott’s attorneys discuss the most recent developments and updates, and also address key wage and hour and compensation challenges employers face during the Pandemic.
View FS June 1 Weekly Briefing – Most recent developments as well as key legal challenges employers face in reopening their offices, including: operations, developing a preparedness plan, addressing employee concerns, and accommodating employees with COVID-related issues.
View FS May 18 Weekly Briefing – Most recent developments as well as key legal challenges employers are facing, including: liability claims, wage and hour compliance, layoffs, and administering the new paid sick and family obligations.
View FS May 11 Weekly Briefing – Discussion with Special Guest Speaker from J&J on what steps have been taken for their workforce and maintaining its focus on diversity and inclusion during the pandemic.
View FS May 4 Weekly Briefing – Review of the legal and practical issues that will arise when employers re-open their businesses.
View FS April 27 Weekly Briefing – Overview of the operational changes and key developments from the federal agencies governing the workplace in response to the pandemic.
View FS April 20 Weekly Briefing – Providing an overview of the new Federal Guidelines, Federal Agency developments, and addressing FAQs.
View FS April 13 Weekly Briefing – Addressing legal and HR challenges in the current workplace.
View FS April 6 Weekly Briefing – Providing an update on key developments and the new and expanded unemployment benefit provisions under the PUA and FPUC.
View FS March 30 Weekly Briefing – Addressing the new federal paid sick and family leave enacted in the Family Friendly and CARES Acts.