Attorneys address Families First Coronavirus Response Act
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Human Resources (OKHR) state council and Crowe & Dunlevy have compiled important employment law information amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The organizations today released video of a legal panel addressing issues of concern for Oklahoma employers. The panel, comprised of attorneys from Crowe & Dunlevy’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, breaks down the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act, including discussion of requirements, compliance, potential legal pitfalls and steps employers should be taking now to prepare their workforce for the seismic changes that come with this new law.
In addition, the panel addressed other challenging aspects of the pandemic’s effect on the workplace including; communicating with employees and customers, travel restrictions, mandatory self-quarantine, telework, furloughs, layoffs and reductions in force. The panel also looked at the Americans with Disabilities Act, OSHA, workers’ compensation and unemployment issues.