The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a series of legal challenges which employers should be prepared for. Among these are risks associated with perceived adverse impact in layoff, furlough and hiring decisions; pay equity concerns due to changes in salary, work hours and attrition; misclassification claims for exempt workers and independent contractors; and work off-the-clock claims.
Join expert labour economists from Edgeworth Economics and Kevin White, co-chair of the Hunton Andrews Kurth labor and employment team, for this complimentary webinar addressing key legal issues arising in the COVID-19 world that employers should be aware of.
The panellists will discuss the following topics among others:
Stephen G Bronars
Dr Stephen G Bronars is an expert in employment discrimination, wage and hours matters, and the use of criminal background checks in hiring decisions, bringing his expertise in the rigorous analysis of complex datasets to the economic issues considered in these matters.
Deborah K Foster
Dr Deborah Foster is a labour economist and an expert in applying data analysis to labour and employment issues in legal disputes. She has provided deposition testimony and expert reports in both state and federal court, as well as mediation, arbitration, and trial support.
Kevin J White
Partner and co-chair of the labour and employment practice
Hunton Andrews Kurth
Kevin White co-chairs Hunton Andrews Kurth’s labour and employment team and has a national practice that focuses on complex employment litigation and employment advice and counselling.
Dr Nathan D Woods is an expert with more than 18 years of experience analysing topics relating to class certification, labour and employment, sampling, extrapolation and damages.