Employment Discrimination Claims: 2022 Update on Telework Accommodations, Long-Haul COVID, Mandate Class Actions
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide litigation counsel with advice based on recent employment discrimination claims. The panel will discuss claims for denial of telework accommodations, as well as the allegations by COVID-19 long haulers who seek disability recognition. The panel will address best practices and trial tactics for handling ADA claims in individual and class actions brought for vaccine mandates and exemption policies.
- ADA discrimination claims trends in 2022
- Telework accommodations
- Long-haul COVID-19
- COVID-19 as disability
- Vaccine mandates
- Class actions
- Best practices
The panel will address these and other relevant topics:
- When is a physical presence at the workplace an essential job function?
- What constitutes a decision that long-haul COVID-19 is qualified as a disability?
- When is COVID-19 a potential disability?
- How can employers address accommodation requests for religious or disability exemptions to vaccine mandate policies
- When are employers potentially at risk for class actions for disability claims?
Frank C. Morris, Jr.
Epstein Becker & Green
Mr. Morris leads the firm’s Employment, Labor and Workforce Management Practice in the Washington, D.C., office,... | Read More
Mr. Morris leads the firm’s Employment, Labor and Workforce Management Practice in the Washington, D.C., office, and co-chairs the firm's ADA and Public Accommodations Group. A former NLRB attorney, he now represents private and public employers in EEO, disability, labor, and general litigation matters. Mr. Morris regularly writes and lectures on various employment and litigation topics and is an adjunct professor at George Washington University Law School, where he teaches Discrimination Law.Close
Lauri F. Rasnick
Epstein Becker & Green
Ms. Rasnick is an experienced litigator and trusted advisor to businesses and their executives, with a concentration in... | Read More
Ms. Rasnick is an experienced litigator and trusted advisor to businesses and their executives, with a concentration in handling and advising employers on sexual harassment and misconduct investigations and assisting employers with the movement of employees between competitive businesses and drafting and negotiating employment agreements before, during, and after the conclusion of the employment relationship. Ms. Rasnick has written, spoken, and been quoted on issues such as restrictive covenants, confidentiality agreements and considerations, the FMLA, hiring practices, sexual harassment and social media, and employment discrimination. She Co-Leads the Financial Services strategic industry group.Close