March 15-19, 2022
On March 17, 2022, Ms. Woods and Ms. Dunlap will participate in panels at the American Bar Association’s 2022 Midwinter Meeting of the Committee on Employment Rights & Responsibilities. Ms. Woods will participate in a panel entitled “Navigating Today’s Hot Topics with a Multi-Jurisdictional and Mobile Workforce.” The panel will discuss strategies for tracking developments, crafting policies, applying collective bargaining agreements, and implementing and maintaining compliant practices across a multijurisdictional workforce. It will also discuss COVID-19 regulations and equal pay laws. Ms. Dunlap will participate in a panel entitled “COVID-19 Opioids: Legal Implications of Mandating Vaccination and Controlling Employee Usage of Opioids.” The panel will discuss the multitude of employee benefits issues associated with COVID-19, such as vaccination/booster programs and incentives, inadvertent creation of group health plans, and employer liability. From there, the panel will pivot to the U.S. opioid crisis.