“COVID-19: Returning to Work”

May 1, 2020 | Webinars



After weeks of sheltering in place, Texas launched phase one of Governor Abbott’s plan to open businesses after COVID-19. During this webinar, Jackson Walker attorneys Gary Fowler, Scott McElhaney, Sarah Montgomery, Brad Nitschke, Judy Garner, and Brooke Leondar discuss the relaxation of shelter-in-place orders and what that means for worker safety concerns when businesses begin to reopen. In addition, get insights about:

  • What businesses are allowed to reopen
  • State vs. local orders
  • State guidelines for employers
  • OSHA-specific guidance on preparing workplaces and industry recommendations
  • Additional CDC recommendations
  • Processes and considerations when returning furloughed employees to work, including potential legal pitfalls
  • Best practices for wage and hour changes and adjustments
  • Americans With Disabilities Act considerations, including health and medical screenings, reasonable accommodations, and undue hardship
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act, including paid sick leave provisions, qualifying reasons, and employee certifications
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Please note: This webinar and any resources presented on the Jackson Walker Coronavirus microsite do not constitute legal or medical advice.