2021 Virtual Conference Agenda

2021 All-Day COVID-19 Virtual Conference
with Floyd Skeren Manukian Langevin
in Partnership with Fisher Phillips

AGENDA

8:00 am to 8:15 am: Introduction by Amanda A. Manukian, Senior Partner, Floyd Skeren Manukian Langevin, Bernadette M. O’Brien, Partner, Floyd Skeren Manukian Langevin, and Alden Parker, Regional Partner, Fisher & Phillips.

8:15 am to 9:15 am: “Key Developments in WC COVID-19 Cases”.
Presented by John B. Floyd, Senior Partner, Amanda A. Manukian, Senior Partner, Kyle R. Uebelhardt, Partner, of Floyd Skeren Manukian Langevin, LLP, and Dr. Nachman Brautbar, M.D.

9:15 am to 11:15 am: “DFEH Guidance: COVID-19 and the Fair Employment and Housing Act”. Presented by Brandon Butler (Assistant Deputy Director from the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)). The presentation will include information about COVID-19 testing, personal protective equipment, leaves of absence, reasonable accommodation, mandatory vaccine policies, and proof of vaccine status, in addition to a review of the California Family Rights Act’s new provisions, the new Pay Data Reporting requirements, and other developments from the DFEH.

11:15 am to 12:45 pm: “Guidance for Employers on Cal-OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards.” A presentation by Dan Leiner and Carmen Cisneros from Cal-OSHA on an employer’s current compliance obligations under the revised COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards, including information on COVID-19 Prevention Programs, workplace outbreaks, and prevention strategies.

12:45 pm to 1:00 pm: Working Lunch

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm: “COVID-19 and Supplemental Paid Sick Leave: What are an Employers Current Obligations”
Presented by Bernadette M. O’Brien, Esq., SPHR, Partner at Floyd Skeren Manukian Langevin, and Alden Parker, Esq., Regional Partner at Fisher & Phillips.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm: “COVID-19 Litigation Trends”
Presented by Alden Parker, Regional Partner, Fisher & Phillips and Bernadette M. O’Brien, Partner, Floyd Skeren Manukian Langevin.

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm: “Hiring Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic”
Presented by Bernadette M. O’Brien, Partner, Floyd Skeren Manukian Langevin, Alden Parker, Regional Partner, Fisher & Phillips, and James Lodenquai, Director of Human Resources, Vallarta Supermarkets.

4:00 pm to 4:45 pm: “Update on Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers”
Presented by Alden Parker, Regional Partner, Fisher & Phillips and Bernadette M. O’Brien, Partner, Floyd Skeren Manukian Langevin.