Countering the Crisis
Masks, Temperatures and Travel: Returning employees to the workplace (Part 2)

Masks, Temperatures and Travel: Returning employees to the workplace (Part 2)

June 25, 2020

As employers bring people back to work, many are putting into place guidelines related to wearing masks and taking temperatures, as well as managing issues with employees traveling to work and elsewhere. Members of our Labor & Employment Group discuss challenges employers might face as they implement these new regulations and what to do about employees who may not want to adhere to them.

For more information please visit Reed Smith's Labor, Employment & Benefits page or contact Jennifer TerryJill VorobievLori Armstrong Halber and Michael Correll.

For more information on the legal and business implications of COVID-19, visit the Reed Smith Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

Emerging from lockdown: Lessons learned from Asia

Emerging from lockdown: Lessons learned from Asia

June 18, 2020

As the United States and other countries begin to reopen after several months of COVID-19-induced sheltering in place, they can look at how countries in Asia approached reopening and returning to work. Reed Smith partners Dora Wang, who works in our Shanghai and New York offices, and Mark Phillips, in our Los Angeles office, examine lessons learned and best practices from that region.

For more information please visit Reed Smith's Labor, Employment & Benefits page.

For more information on the legal and business implications of COVID-19, visit the Reed Smith Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

Force majeure declarations used to escape unfavorable contracts - Breach of contract or not-so-thinly-veiled fraud?

Force majeure declarations used to escape unfavorable contracts - Breach of contract or not-so-thinly-veiled fraud?

June 11, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic backdrop, force majeure may seem like a new legal “buzz word” to some, but if you or your company have entered into large contracts at any point that are now viewed to be unfavorable by your contracting partner, the possibility of an improper and even fraudulent business declaration of force majeure looms large. Learn more in this week’s episode.

For more information please visit Reed Smith's Business & Commercial Disputes page or contact David Fawcett.

For more information on the legal and business implications of COVID-19, visit the Reed Smith Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

Fear, Frustration and Risk: Returning employees to the workplace (Part 1)

Fear, Frustration and Risk: Returning employees to the workplace (Part 1)

June 3, 2020

Members of Reed Smith’s Labor & Employment Group discuss key issues around returning to work, including an employer’s responsibility to keep employees safe and employees who are reluctant to go back to work, as COVID-19-related restrictions ease.

For more information please visit Reed Smith's Labor, Employment & Benefits page or contact Jennifer Terry, Jill Vorobiev, Lori Armstrong Halber and Michael Correll.

For more information on the legal and business implications of COVID-19, visit the Reed Smith Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

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