COVID Employer Update Preparing for the Winter Surge
As we enter the winter season, COVID rates in Lancaster County and throughout Pennsylvania are soaring. The Pennsylvania Department of Health has already issued new restrictions impacting business operations, and additional regulations are expected.
On Friday, December 4, 2020, BCGL's Employment Law Team of Theresa Mongiovi and Angela Sanders will host a webinar titled "COVID Employer Update: Preparing for the Winter Surge." The presentation will address new COVID regulations and employer questions, and provide recommendations for COVID impacts on the workplace.
This webinar was originally advertised for December 11, 2020. In light of Governor Wolf's new Mitigation, Enforcement and Immunity Order issued this week, we understand that you may have questions that cannot wait until December 11, 2020. To ensure that you receive timely and up-to-date information, BCGL is moving this webinar up to Friday, December 4, 2020 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
BCGL Enterprise Institute XI Employment Law Update Preparing for 2021 Post-Election
The outcome of the 2020 election will result in legislative, regulatory and policy changes for employers. On Friday, November 20, 2020, at 8:00 a.m., BCGL will present its annual Employment Law Update to provide clients with an overview of recent and upcoming developments in employment law, practical tips and proactive strategies for compliance in 2021, and the impact of federal and state election results on the workplace.
On October 20, 2020, BCGL partner Angela Sanders will present at the Manufacturers' Association of South Central Pennsylvania (MASCPA). Angela's presentation, "Employee Injuries and Disabilities: Navigating the Bermuda Triangle of ADA, FMLA and WC," will provide employers with an overview of laws applicable to employee injuries and illness, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Workers’ Compensation Law (WC) and Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The program will provide strategies and recommendations for responding to employee injuries, requests for modified duty and requests for accommodation.
As part of BCGL's Employment and Labor Law Department, Angela provides day-to-day counseling to employers on a wide-range of employment topics, including wage and hour issues, FMLA compliance, harassment and discrimination, hiring, employee misconduct, discipline and termination, drug and alcohol abuse, and OSHA compliance.
For more information about BCGL's Employment and Labor Law services, contact Angela at 717-945-5762 or AngelaS@bcgl-law.com.
REGISTRATION INFORMATION Wake-up to Manufacturing Webinar October 20, 2020, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Register for the event here.
On October 14, 2020, Theresa Mongiovi, Chair of BCGL's Employment & Labor Department, will present "2020 Discrimination and Harassment Update" at Alera Group's Breakfast & Buzz. The presentation will provide guidance on proactive knowledge and strategies employers should consider including implicit bias awareness; hiring, discipline, and separation strategies; training recommendations; strategies for addressing workplace complaints; and #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movement considerations in the workplace.
In her role as Chair of BCGL's Employment and Labor Law Department, Theresa helps clients with employment and business counseling, employee manuals, discipline and termination, workplace investigations, enforcement of restrictive covenants, employee misconduct and theft, policy development, and discrimination defense. She also represents clients in business and commercial litigation, including enforcement and defense of non-competition agreements.
For more information about BCGL's Employment and Labor Law services, contact Theresa at 717-945-5763 or TheresaM@bcgl-law.com.