Ebola and Employers: The Law to Know, The Plans to Make
News of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and the small number of cases that have been treated in the United States, has dominated the news in recent weeks. Though there have only been isolated incidents of exposure to Ebola in the United States, employers and employees are increasingly concerned about the health and safety of their workplaces. This webinar will cover the law that applies to workplaces affected by the disease or by fear of the disease, including how to deal with employees consistent with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the latest guidance from the CDC and OSHA relevant to the workplace.
-Eric Berezin, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins
-Tom Davis, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins
-Ben Glass, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins
Eric P. Berezin practices in the areas of labor and employment law, workplace safety and health, and unfair competition and trade secrets, with an emphasis on litigation. Mr. Berezin represents clients throughout the country in arbitrations (including labor arbitrations), mediations and trials involving a myriad of employment and employment-related claims, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful discharge. In addition, Mr. Berezin’s practice includes the prosecution and defense of actions involving employment contracts, trade secrets and noncompetition agreements as well as employment-related tort and privacy claims. Mr. Berezin also provides counsel to companies on litigation risk avoidance techniques and assistance in negotiating and drafting employment-related agreements. Admitted to practice in Georgia and Florida, Mr. Berezin is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association as well as the Atlanta Bar Association. Mr. Berezin is a 1984 graduate of Rutgers University School of Law and a cum laude graduate of American University.
Tom Davis, after graduating from law school in 1987, began his legal career at Ogletree Deakins and is currently the practice group leader of the firm’s Traditional Labor Practice Group. Mr. Davis represents employers in all aspects of employment law matters with a primary focus on the area of traditional labor law. He assists clients in maintaining union-free work environments through the implementation of cuttingedge, positive employee relations programs and creative leadership education. While Mr. Davis has experience in many industrial settings, a great deal of his time is spent dealing with these issues for clients engaged in the health care industry, the automotive assembly and auto parts supply industry and in warehousing/distribution. In addition, Mr. Davis advises clients on compliance with various aspects of the federal laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act and state restrictive covenant laws.
Ben Glass is the Managing Shareholder in the Charleston Office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.. Ben earned his B.A. from the College of Charleston, and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law. After a judicial clerkship with United States District Judge Henry M. Herlong, Jr., Ben joined Ogletree, Deakins in 1995. For the last 19 years, he has represented employers in all manner of labor and employment law issues, and spoken regularly on various topics.
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