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COVID-19: Back to Business Virtual Programs & Events

As part of our efforts to provide you with knowledge and information you need to prepare for your company’s “back to business” plan, we’re aggregating a selection of links to recordings of virtual events hosted by Norris McLaughlin attorneys that are specifically geared to the “back to business” theme. Check this page frequently for regular updates.

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Back to Work: COVID-19 Employment Law Issues

Back to Work: COVID-19 Employment Law Issues

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., was pleased to present “Back to Work: COVID-19 Employment Law Issues,” a free, virtual town hall addressing the latest COVID-19 employment law issues facing employers as workplaces begin to reopen and employees begin returning to work. Norris McLaughlin Members, Charles A. Bruder, Co-Chair of the firm’s Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Law Practice GroupPatrick T. Collins, Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Law Practice GroupAnnmarie Simeone; and the Hon. Rebecca L. Warren (Ret.) addressed topics such as:

  • OSHA Guidelines on Preparing Workplaces
  • CARES Act
  • FFCRA
  • Updates on State Leave Laws
  • WARN Act
  • EEOC Concerns
  • PPP Loans
  • Tax Credits and Assistance Available for Employers
  • Salary Reductions/Unemployment
  • Furloughs, Layoffs, and RIFS
  • Other Employment Issues on Reopening Your Workforce

The Impact of the COVID-19 Outbreak on H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, L Visa Employers and Workers, and America’s Global Workforce

Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice Group, and William C. Menard, an Associate of the firm, presented the free, virtual town hall, “The Impact of the COVID-19 Outbreak on H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, L Visa Employers and Workers, and America’s Global Workforce.” The purpose of this program was to answer many of the questions that companies, hospitals, and schools have about the effects of COVID-19 on compliance and processing regarding their immigrant workforce. Ray and William addressed how the pandemic has impacted several areas, including:

  • I-9 compliance
  • The issuance of visas for managers, professionals, and students outside of the United States
  • Timing and procedures for visa sponsorship inside the United States
  • How to assist employers, hospital staff, and school administrators minimize the impact of this current pandemic on their day-to-day operations