Legal Issues in the Workplace: COVID-19 & Beyond


Legal issues in the workplace related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) seem to grow exponentially along with the disease. Most employers have little time, resources or advance preparation with which to respond. This program will discuss an employer’s related legal obligations and provide practical examples for dealing with the crisis and beyond.

Topics will include:

  • Crisis Management:
    Operational resilience, task force membership, functions, nimbleness
  • Emergency Response:
    Workforce availability, essential workers, employee agreements, surveys, Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) & other leave
  • Disaster Recovery:
    Work-from-home, wage and hour compliance, workers’ compensation, accommodations, security, written agreements
  • Incident Response:
    Requesting employee information, testing, contact tracing, privacy, quarantine
  • Business Continuity:
    Supply chain, contractors, employer liability, compliance with local orders, protecting workforce, travel restrictions, litigation
  • Lessons Learned:
    Playbook, communications, leadership, information, care, policies, hygiene, contracts, insurance

Co-sponsored with the Management Development Institute at MSU.

Cost: $119. per person.

To register, visit:


Use Tab key to loop through the section below. Press Enter or Space to enter content for each tab button. Press Esc key to exit and to go to the next section at any time.

Extension resources