Navigating COVID-19 Legislation and It’s Impact on Employers

Recorded on May 14, 2020

Sign up to join the RAEDC and Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, for a webinar to review some current analysis and suggestions for local and small businesses navigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

The seminar provided an overview of the

  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act, a new federal law mandating paid sick leave and enhanced FMLA leave
  • Unemployment under the new CARES Act
  • Discuss practical considerations connected to furloughs, layoffs, and return to work

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James Pirages
James Pirages has more than 30 years of experience representing management and employers in labor and employment matters. He handles investigations of unfair labor practice charges, and represents employers in proceedings of the National Labor Relations Board and Illinois State Labor Relations Board. Mr. Pirages also deals with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Illinois Department of Human Rights discrimination charges against employers, investigating charges and, when necessary, speaking on behalf of clients at hearings before those administrative agencies.
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Maryjo Priages-Reynolds
Maryjo Pirages Reynolds defends the interests of employers in a range of labor and employment matters. She also counsels clients within the business sector on business and commercial transactions and assists individuals and families with estate planning and administration.
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Evan Bonnett
Evan J. Bonnett focuses his practice in representing employers in labor and employment matters. His practice includes advising on compliance with state and federal regulations, labor relations, workplace standards, and medical leave requirements. He also handles administrative agency investigations, including allegations of unfair labor practices and discrimination. In addition, Mr. Bonnett has substantial trial experience in all stages of litigation, including case investigation, interviewing of witnesses, discovery, negotiating plea agreements, researching and drafting motions, voir dire, arguments, and examination of witnesses.
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