Coronavirus Outbreak: Employment and Contract Law Issues


Click below to watch the webinar by David Dubberly and David Robinson, originally presented to the South Carolina Chapter of Association of Corporate Counsel on March 12th. The webinar provides an update on employment/labor and contract/supply chain issues related to COVID-19. During the employment law portion of the webinar they discussed how OSH Act, FLSA, Title VII, FMLA, ADA, WARN Act, and NLRA requirements apply to common HR questions and challenges.  And in the contract law portion they covered the outbreak’s impact on global supply chains, force majeure concepts, choice of law and forum clauses, and civil and common law approaches to “Acts of God.” 

Click here to watch the video.

Click here to view the PowerPoint.

Be sure to check the OSHA and CDC websites for the most up-to-date information about the coronavirus and workplace safety and health. 

David Dubberly chairs Nexsen Pruet’s Employment and Labor Law Group and co-chairs the firm’s International Law Team. He is a frequent speaker, author and contributor to media inquiries on various topics pertaining to the DOL, FMLA, OSHA, EEOC and other employer and workplace related news. Follow David on Twitter.

Few attorneys understand the opportunities and dynamics of global trade better than Nexsen Pruet's David Robinson, Special Counsel and International Business attorney. Based in Raleigh, N.C., he assists clients in cross-border transactions around the world. He helps global businesses integrate corporate compliance and operational programs into subsidiary operations, facilitate the transfer of personnel among operations, comply with export control and boycott regulations and negotiate commercial and joint venture relationships.

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