As employers are preparing to return employees to work and to their physical workplaces they are facing a hodgepodge of orders and guidance. This presentation will discuss best practices for reopening, what other employers are doing and how employers can lawfully and effectively bring employees back to work, while minimizing the liability.
In this session, you’ll learn:
- Closure and reopening orders and guidance, and what they mean for employers
- Discrimination and retaliation and other litigation and compliance risks
- Addressing safety concerns
- “Infected at work” legal issues
- Discussing the latest legal developments on this point
Founding Shareholder | Phoenix Office of Ogletree Deakins
Joe Clees is a founding shareholder of the Phoenix office of Ogletree Deakins, an employment law firm with over 900 lawyers worldwide. Joe represents employers throughout the United States in employment litigation and labor relations. He has served in a variety of firm leadership roles, including as a member of Ogletree’s Board of Directors. Before Ogletree, he was the leader of the international employment practice at Bryan Cave.
Joe has been singled out by Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers as one of the top labor and employment lawyers in the country for many years and as a Chambers USA Top Leader in his Field. Joe has been honored as one of the “100 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers in America” by HR Executive magazine annually from 2009-2020. In 2013, he was selected as “Phoenix Lawyer of the Year” for Employment Law/Management and again for Labor Law/Management in 2017. In 2014, he was named a Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. In addition, Joe has been named a “Top 100” Lawyer by Arizona Business Magazine from 2015 to 2020.
Joe is a graduate of Dickinson College and the Villanova University School of Law.
COVID-19 Expert Insights: Members and nonmembers receive complimentary access to live and recorded sessions. Access to the live event is limited to the first 1000 participants, so be sure to log on up to 15 minutes prior to the event start time. If you miss the live event, playback will become available on-demand shortly after the event date.
All Other Expert Insights: Members receive complimentary access to live and recorded sessions ($149 for nonmembers). Access to the live event is limited to the first 1000 participants, so be sure to log on up to 15 minutes prior to the event start time. If you miss the live event, it will become available 30 days after the event date.