CLE Program

COVID-19 and the Workplace: What Employers Should Know & Perspectives From the DOL and AGO


Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Runtime: 1:30h

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The employment landscape has shifted dramatically in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Please join us for a discussion of hot topics impacting the workplace and hear how these issues are being addressed from an employee and employer perspective, as well as by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Overview of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
  • DOL’s revised FFCRA regulations
  • Best practices
    o   Leave issues
    o   Reasonable accommodation
    o   Vacation policies 
  •  Federal and state perspectives
    o   Safety issues/complaints
    o   State enforcement of wage and hour issues
    o   Trends and issues attorneys should be aware of


Jeffrey Collins, Esq., Program Co-chair
Trial Division, Office of the Attorney General, Boston
Michelle M. De Oliveira, Esq., Program Co-chair
Kenney & Sams PC, Boston
David Belfort, Esq., Panelist
Bennett & Belfort PC, Cambridge
Scott Miller, Esq., Panelist
U.S. Department of Labor Office of the Regional Solicitor, Boston
Brian O'Donnell, Esq., Panelist
Fair Labor Division, Office of the Attorney General, Worcester

Sponsoring Sections:

Labor & Employment Section

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