Complying with Employment Laws: OSHA & ADA During COVID-19
As the healthcare industry grapples with the novel coronavirus pandemic, hospitals still must adhere to applicable employment laws. Join Jones Walker attorneys, Jennifer Kogos and Jane Heidingsfelder, in a webinar on relevant employment rules and regulations to be aware of as hospitals battle COVID-19 and seek to keep their staff members safe.
Hospital legal counsel, healthcare attorneys, members of the Louisiana Society of Hospital Attorneys, chief operating officers and chief compliance officers and human resource professionals.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Understand the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) rules on medical testing and accommodations in light of COVID-19; and
- Understand the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules for hospitals in the COVID-19 era.
Jennifer Faroldi Kogos is a partner in Jones Walker LLP’s Labor & Employment Practice Group in New Orleans. She advises and defends employers in a broad range of compliance matters and employment disputes. A trusted advisor and dependable advocate, Jennifer focuses on litigation, counsel and training for large employers in the healthcare, retail and energy industries. She has particular experience defending Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective actions and litigating a broad range of employment claims, including sexual and other workplace harassment, all forms of discrimination, and wage-and-hour laws.
Jane Henican Heidingsfelder is a partner in Jones Walker LLP’s Labor & Employment Practice Group in New Orleans. In addition to her traditional employment practice, she has extensive experience representing clients in a wide array of industries OSHA, Mine Safety & Health Administration, and the Chemical Safety Board. She advises companies in the course of on-site safety and health investigations, as well as in subsequent litigation with the U.S. Department of Labor.