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COVID-19 Related Workplace/Employment Issues – Series of 3 Seminars

This is a Three Part Series on COVID-19 Related Workplace/Employment Issues
Hyland, John
John F. Hyland
Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP

John F. Hyland has primarily focused his practice to employment law since his admission to the
Bar in 1995. Prior to forming Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP, John held an Of Counsel position with Paul Hastings, LLP in the firm’s San Francisco office where he advised and represented companies in State and Federal court actions covering all areas of employment law, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, disability law, employee privacy, employee leaves, and wage and hour issues. John has represented clients in jury trials and arbitrations, and he has argued cases before the California Court of Appeal. He continues to advise and represent clients in all areas of employment law and in commercial and business disputes.

John serves as an editor and contributing author for the CEB Publication, Employee Leave Laws: Compliance and Litigation (2016). John regularly conducts training seminars and presents on a wide array of employment law issues. He serves as an instructor for the Sonoma State University Human Resources Certification Program.

Law & Politics Magazine selected John as one of its Northern California Super Lawyers each year from 2006 through 2012, and again in 2014-19. The Best Lawyers in America has selected John for inclusion in each edition since 2012.

In addition to his litigation and counseling practice, John devotes a significant part of his practice to serving as a mediator. John obtained certification as an employment law mediator from Cornell University’s School of Industrial Relations and from the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He served as a mediator for the Sonoma County Superior Court ADR Program in which he mediated a wide array of civil cases, and he continues to serve as a panelist for the Court’s settlement conference program. John is also a member of the Early Neutral Evaluation Program for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California for which he serves as an evaluator and serves as a mediator for the Court as well.

John received his B.S. degree from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He earned his J.D. degree from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, where graduated in 1995 with highest honors and first in his class. While at Golden Gate, John served as a contributing author and associate editor for the Golden Gate Law Review.

Title: COVID-19 Related Workplace/Employment Issues, Part 3

This presentation will cover:

  • Understanding unemployment insurance benefits
    • Unemployment and partial unemployment
    • Work Sharing Programs
    • Employer supplement programs
    • Interplay unemployment insurance and other federal and state benefits
  • Paid Sick Leave/Paid FMLA Leave
    • Recent federal legislation
    • COVID-19 related laws at local level
    • Existing federal and state law
    • Company-provided paid time off and leave entitlement
    • Providing additional compensated time off

Speaker(s):
John Hyland

Date/Time:
Friday, May 8, 2020 | Check-In: 11:30 am; Presentation: 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Location:
Zoom Webinar

Credits:
2 Units Participatory MCLE in General Law

Pricing:
For individual presentation: $80 SCBA Members, $95 public, $65 Barristers, $20 student

Click Here to Register for Part 3 of 3

REGISTRATION CLOSED
Title: COVID-19 Related Workplace/Employment Issues, Part 1

This presentation will cover:

  • Managing the Impact of the Virus on the Workplace
    • Protecting employees and safeguarding the workplace
    • Understanding the requirements, best practices, legal limits, and areas of risk
      • Employee privacy
      • Discrimination issues
      • Disability and medical issues
  • Running a Business in a Shelter-in-Place World
    • Creating and managing a remote workforce
    • Staffing and pay issues
      • On-call employees
      • Reporting time pay
    • Paid sick leave and leaves of absence
  • Employer Response to and Planning for the Economic Impact
    • Pay reductions
    • Schedule changes
    • Mandatory vacation/PTO

Speaker(s):
John Hyland

Date/Time:
Friday, April 24, 2020 | Check-In: 11:30 am; Presentation: 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Location:
Zoom Webinar

Credits:
2 Units Participatory MCLE in General Law

 

REGISTRATION CLOSED
Title: COVID-19 Related Workplace/Employment Issues, Part 2
This presentation will cover:

    • Managing the Economic Impact of the Pandemic
      • Terminating employees
      • Rescinding offers and delaying start dates
      • Layoffs and Furloughs
        • Understanding and mitigating the risks
        • WARN/Cal-WARN issues
      • Severance programs and agreements
        • Costs, benefits, requirements

Speaker(s):
John Hyland

Date/Time:
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 | Check-In: 11:30 am; Presentation: 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Location:
Zoom Webinar

Credits:
2 Units Participatory MCLE in General Law

 

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