Client Alert: Labor & Employment Litigation Risks Lurk Within Pandemic Chaos
- Review our In-Depth: Labor & Employment Litigation Risks.
As employers enter the fourth quarter in this most unusual year, litigation risks stemming from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic are increasing. The potential lawsuits fall into a handful of categories:
- EEO Claims
- Wage & Hour Disputes
- Layoff & Furlough Claims
- Workplace Safety Claims
- Unfair Labor Practice Charges
For a more detailed look at practical considerations in each of these areas, visit: https://www.bfkn.com/in-depth-labor-employment-litigation-risks
We Can Help You
With an undetermined timeline for a vaccine, it is safe to say that the workplace impacts of COVID-19 will persist through the fourth quarter and into 2021. And with them, the labor and employment litigation risks will multiply. The recent addition of Allison N. Powers to the partnership has expanded the Firm's labor and employment litigation and counseling offerings and its abilities to advise clients on existing and unique global workplace issues that have emerged in the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact us for industry-focused guidance on best practices and litigation defense.
We recommend reviewing the following pandemic-related business and legal considerations we have been discussing with our clients: