Bringing Employees Back to Work: Navigating Legal Questions Facing Employers as Workplaces Reopen Webinar Presented by Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane Attorneys
On June 4, 2020, Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP, attorneys, Nan ONeill, Kier Wachterhauser, Sarah Spatafore and Peter McNulty held a webinar, Bringing Employees Back to Work: Navigating Legal Questions Facing Employers as Workplaces Reopen. The webinar focused on the legal environment surrounding reopening Massachusetts.
Kier Wachterhauser introduced ONeill as presenter and Spatafore and McNulty as panelists. Attorney Nan ONeill presented how to coordinate compliance with these state and federal mandates, and how to develop employee communications and required employee training to comply with new and existing training obligations. Spatafore and McNulty answer questions from the audience pertaining to their practice area.
Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane LLP is known throughout New England for its labor and employment practice as well as its expansive municipal law practice. The firm also has an extensive education law practice representing more than 180 public, private and nonprofit educational institutions from elementary through the collegiate level.
Katherine Hesse, Kier Wachterhauser and Nan ONeill, three partners at Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP, presented “COVID Now & Later: Navigating the COVID-Related Issues Today and Preparing for the Changed Workplace Tomorrow”, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network. During this 90-minute webcast, Mr. Wachterhauser and Ms. ONeill discussed the latest COVID developments affecting employers, such as regulatory developments regarding unemployment insurance, reasonable accommodation and vaccination issues. They also examined the changing workplace and made suggestions for Read More
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) which provides for a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package. State and local governments, and also many educational entities, will receive substantial funding. Having endured the last year of the global COVID-19 pandemic, both states and local governments, as well as schools, have experienced unexpected expenses, losses in revenues, and budgetary burdens. The purpose of this Client Alert is to explain generally how funds from the ARPA relief aid have been designated to alleviate those COVID-19-related challenges.