Locke Lord’s High Noon Knowledge Series Webinar – Employment Issues for a Post-Pandemic Workforce: What Are the Next Steps?

    Speaking Engagement

    Locke Lord’s Employment Law and Employee Benefits attorneys will address issues related to workforce and work location changes due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The topics will include:

    The New Normal of a Remote Workforce

    • Key concepts to include in remote work policies
    • Protecting trade secrets in the remote work environment

    Challenges for a Reopened Workplace

    • Addressing concerns of the reluctant returner
    • Employee health screens, masks in the workplace, and other health and safety considerations

    Employment and Restrictive Covenant Agreements in a COVID Market

    • Considerations prior to seeking enforcement of non-compete agreements in a pandemic
    • Effect of furloughs and reductions in force on restrictive covenant agreements

    Challenges for Retirement and Medical Plans

    • Partial termination issues for retirement plans
    • ACA eligibility issues for furloughed employees 

    Locke Lord Speakers:

    Sara C. Longtain
    Partner, Houston

    Edward A. Razim III
    Partner, Houston

    Evan C. Blankenau
    Associate, Houston

    Andrew Reed
    Associate, Houston

    For more information, please contact Allison Arbizu.

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