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Rochester, NY What’s next? Considerations for post-COVID returns to the workplace


As regional, state, and local stay-at-home orders start to loosen and/or lift, and we all look forward to better days, employers should start preparing for the eventual transition of employees back to the workplace.  This presentation will consider a multitude of latent employment and OSHA issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and related stay-at-home and shutdown orders and discuss sensitivities of which employers should be aware as they gradually re-open businesses or operations.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 | 8AM – 9:30AM (EST)   

Learning Objectives:

  • Learning Objective 1: How to maximize the safe return of employees to business locations, the safety and health of employees while in those locations, and creating a “new normal” for safety culture with OSHA regulations and public health guidance in mind
  • Learning Objective 2: Understand potential ADA restrictions, including on employee testing, and/or inquiries of employees who have recovered from COVID-19
  • Learning Objective 3: Learn strategies to prevent a relapse in exposure or the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace


Cost: FREE for NHRA members; $25 for non-members


Connection Details: Attendees will receive an email with a link to access the WebEx, along with connection instructions, prior to the event. Registration will close at 4pm on June 4th, 2020.


About the Presenter:

Kimberly Harding is an attorney in Nixon Peabody’s Labor & Employment group. Her practice is a hybrid of traditional labor relations, particularly in the health care and construction industries, and employment litigation and counseling for employers both large and small. Notably, Kim has significant experience advising employers and training employees on harassment prevention in the workplace, particularly in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

With a focus on Labor Relations and Employment Litigation & Counseling. See Kim’s full bio here..

This program is pending review of 1.5 credits