“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.


In This Story

W. Gary Fowler
Partner, Dallas
Judy Bennett Garner
Associate, Dallas
Scott M. McElhaney
Partner, Dallas
Brad Nitschke
Partner, Dallas
Brooke Willard
Associate, Houston

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