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Webinar: John Knorek speaking at COVID-19 and the New Labor Laws April 7, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into federal law on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. New employment policies under the FFCRA will be effective from April 1 to December 31, 2020.

These policies include:

  • Temporary Emergency Family and Medical Leave
  • Temporary Emergency Paid Leave Due to Reasons Relating to COVID-19

The Hawaii Chamber of Commerce will present the 'COVID-19 and the New Labor Laws' webinar on April 7, 2020 from 10:00 - 11:00 AM HST.

Attorney John Knorek at Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek, Attorneys at Law will be discussing how the FFCRA policies will affect employers across Hawaii and how businesses can safeguard themselves from the economic impact of COVID-19.

Some of the topics Knorek will cover will include:

  • Sick leave and worker quarantine policies
  • Work from home policies
  • Preventing workplace discrimination
  • Travel restrictions
  • Furlough benefits

Online Registration Closes on Monday, April 6 at 5 PM

Admission costs will be:

  • $15 Young Professionals members
  • $25 Chamber of Commerce members
  • $35 Non-members

If you have any questions, you can email Tricia Fetui, Senior Director of Events.

Further details regarding the webinar can be downloaded here.

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