Employer’s Guide to COVID-19 and Emerging Workplace Issues

New Online Book Provides Comprehensive Resource for Employers During – and After – The Pandemic

LOS ANGELES--()--Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, in partnership with Castle Publications, is pleased to announce the publication of Employer’s Guide to COVID-19 and Emerging Workplace Issues. The nearly-500-page online book, created by Sheppard Mullin partner and Castle Publications founder Richard Simmons and Sheppard Mullin partners Brian Murphy and Adam Rosenthal, provides employers with a comprehensive resource for managing employment issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic during – and after – the crisis. It is a one-stop, go-to “desk reference” that provides businesses and employers throughout the country reliable information that is a click away. As an online publication, the forward-looking Employer’s Guide will be routinely updated throughout 2020 to reflect the effects of the pandemic and the regulatory responses on the legal landscape.

“COVID-19 has fundamentally changed America’s workplaces and the ways employers across the country must address their obligations to employees,” said Simmons. “Our definitive new Guide provides employers with a thorough analysis of current and constantly-evolving labor and employment laws to help employers effectively navigate this new employment world.” Some of the topics covered in the Employer’s Guide include:

  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): Comprehensive analysis of Department of Labor guidance, regulations and other authorities issued since March 2020.
  • First & Second Generation Challenges: Addresses employer obligations in the wake of the COVID-19 shutdown, and legal strategies for employers emerging from the crisis.
  • Federal and State Guidance: Compilation and analysis of CDC guidelines; reshaping wage and hour considerations, the increasing role of public health standards in workplaces, new remote working environments; continuing WARN Act responsibilities, the CARES Act, Unemployment Programs, OSHA and workplace safety, and more.

In addition to the online publication, Castle Publications will offer webinars covering a variety of topics featured in the guide. To receive notifications regarding the webinars, send an email to info@castlepublications.com.

For more information and to order Employer’s Guide to COVID-19 and Emerging Workplace Issues, click here.

About Castle Publications

For more than 35 years, Castle Publications, LLC has published legal books and presented seminars in the employment law field, including the subjects of wage-hour, employment, labor, discrimination, wrongful discharge, leaves of absence, and benefits laws. The books and seminars are considered essential by human resource officials, attorneys, consultants, and accounting personnel throughout the country. For more information, please visit www.castlepublications.com.

About Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard Mullin is a full-service Global 100 firm with more than 900 attorneys in 15 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Since 1927, industry-leading companies have turned to Sheppard Mullin to handle corporate and technology matters, high-stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. In the U.S., the firm's clients include almost half of the Fortune 100. For more information, please visit www.sheppardmullin.com.

Contacts

JOHN J. BUCHANAN
(415) 774-3181
jbuchanan@sheppardmullin.com

Contacts

JOHN J. BUCHANAN
(415) 774-3181
jbuchanan@sheppardmullin.com