Employment Litigation Under the FFCRA: Leave Claims and Employment Rights
Establishing Standards for Safe Working Environment, Retaliation, and Discrimination Claims
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with focus on the recent decisions by federal courts on claims brought under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The panel will address the standards for preliminary injunctions and motions practice for employment claims related to alleged failures to provide a safe working environment, as well as retaliation, discrimination, and leave claims.
- FFCRA employment provisions
- Existing federal employment laws
- Current lower court findings
- Safe working environment claims
- Discrimination claims
- Retaliation claims
The panel will review these and other relevant issues:
- How has FFCRA expanded employment requirements related to leave and discrimination claims?
- What have courts stated is the standard for a safe working environment?
- When can an employee request leave under EFMLEA?
- What types of retaliation and discrimination claims have been successfully brought under the FFCRA?
- How will COVID-19 impact future employment litigation?
Ropes & Gray
Mr. Brayley advises employers on a wide range of labor and employment matters, including noncompete and trade secret... | Read More
Mr. Brayley advises employers on a wide range of labor and employment matters, including noncompete and trade secret issues, workforce reorganizations, employee discipline and discharge issues, and employment agreements, among others. He is also a litigator representing employers in complex matters, including wage and hour class actions, discrimination matters, and whistleblower actions.Close
Foley & Lardner
Ms. Hoffman represents and counsels major employers nationwide in all areas of labor and employment law across a wide... | Read More
Ms. Hoffman represents and counsels major employers nationwide in all areas of labor and employment law across a wide range of industries including retail. She is highly regarded for her experience with wage and hour issues, as well as employment discrimination and retaliation claims. Ms. Hoffman regularly reviews and drafts employment agreements – such as covenants not to compete – and advises clients on a wide variety of labor and employment issues such as: workplace safety, workplace harassment, leaves of absence, hiring, termination and severance policies and procedures, and litigation avoidance. She has defended clients throughout the U.S. in major employment litigation at both the federal and state court level including class and collective actions.Close