How COVID-19 Is Affecting the Alphabet Soup of Employment Laws
Fri., Apr. 3, 2020 – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Every aspect of employment law is being affected by the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Join a prominent employee- and employer-side attorney to examine how each employment law will be impacted over the next several months. The issues for both the employers and employees will be examined.
Force Majeure and Coronavirus: Commercial Leases 2020
Mon., Apr. 6, 2020 – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
A follow-up to PBI's popular Force Majeure and Coronavirus! The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down or severely disrupted businesses across America. Commercial tenants are declaring force majeure at an unprecedented level to be excused of their rent and other contractual obligations. Landlords have their own obligations to meet. What are the parties' respective rights and obligations?
Complying with Custody Orders in Quarantine
Mon., Apr. 6, 2020 – 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
One of the biggest issues attorneys are facing in the current situation are clients potentially looking for a way to circumvent their orders due to the Quarantine. Custody Orders should continue to be followed, but the Quarantine presents potential challenges and, with court closures, it’s important for litigants and attorneys to understand their options and stay current.
Working with Clients to Execute Wills, POAs and Health Care Directives Amid Covid-19
Thu., Apr. 16, 2020 – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
With businesses operating remotely and stay-at-home orders in place, law firms need to establish connections with new and existing clients. Discover ways of engaging estate planning clients in virtual meetings, how to execute documents virtually to establish a client relationship, and ways to adapt your firm to handle increased demands for updating wills, powers of attorney and health care directives.
Coronavirus and Your Mental Health
Thu., Apr. 16, 2020 – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
At uncertain times like these, anxiety, stress, fear and negative thoughts can easily take control. Brian Quinn, Esq., the education and outreach coordinator for Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of PA, will discuss the early warning signs of impairment, with special emphasis on anxiety, stress and depression. More importantly, he will describe some of the ways to reduce or alleviate these conditions.
Tax Savvy Responses to The SECURE Act and COVID-19
Wed., Apr. 29, 2020 – 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Attorneys with IRAs and retirement plans have been hit hard in 2020. First, with the SECURE Act, that could more accurately be called the IRA and Retirement Plan Owners Extreme Death Tax. Second, with the market drop as a result of COVID-19. What should you do now to protect yourself and your family?
Coping with Coronavirus: On-Demand & Publications
On-Demand CLE programs and publications designed to help you and your firm deal with the COVID-19
Managing Your Workplace during COVID-19 – FAQ
The first on-demand video in this series reviewed the intersection of workplace planning with an overview of employment, labor, discrimination and cyber security laws. In this follow-up, the panel will provide responses to the most frequently asked and compelling questions from the first program. The panel will also provide updates on recently passed legislation and evolving issues.
PBI Press Book (includes download)
Unemployment Compensation in Pennsylvania, 2nd Ed.
The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing an avalanche of unemployment
compensation claims. Are you prepared to help your clients and answer their questions? Unemployment
Compensation in Pennsylvania is a one-of-a-kind, easy-to-use reference for lawyers that
explores and explains the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation statute.
Force Majeure and Coronavirus 2020
COVID-19 has severely disrupted virtually every facet of the global supply chain. As companies struggle to meet their contractual obligations, they are confronted with the dilemma of invoking the contract's force majeure clause or the related doctrines of impracticability or impossibility. Be prepared to advise your clients on the impact of Coronavirus to its rights and obligations.
The Economic Impact of COVID-19
The business community involving manufacturing, distribution and technology has been seriously and profoundly affected by this pandemic. This on-demand video examines the effects of: Supply chain disruption; shipping and transportation problems; work force concerns; reductions in quality & productivity; and much more.
COVID-19: Practical Issues for Health Care Providers
As the virus and efforts to combat it both intensify, health care providers are facing a barrage of practical issues - and a quickly evolving landscape. This on-demand video will focus on issues for providers including telehealth, reimbursement and emergency actions undertaken by the federal and state government.
Using Mindfulness to Thrive during Difficult Times
As a lawyer, you pride yourself on your ability to help folks through difficult times. However, when you are also experiencing major challenges, it gets harder to keep up the long, enduring hours of helping others. Join Dr. Alexandra Milspaw, Ph.D., M.Ed. as she shares her best tips for dealing with the changes in day-to-day life brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Employers Need to Know
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act places new obligations on most employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide paid sick and family leave to their employees in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Please join us to understand exactly who is covered, what is required by employers, and what measures the federal government is taking to provide relief to employers.
Cyber Liability Risks – What You Need to Know
How do you protect your firm against spear phishing, ransomware, malware? Learn best practices for designing and implementing cybersecurity policies and training for your entire workforce, as well as tailored training for those in positions responsible for implementing security policies.
Ethics & Social Media - Putting Your Best Face Forward
This engaging presentation could not come at a better time. Experienced leaders discuss the ethical pitfalls that lawyers can encounter in connection with social media. The presenters use a common hypothetical involving real estate and environmental law to analyze ethical issues that implicate the ABA Rules of Professional Responsibility.
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