DMi Webinar: What Employers Need to Know About Ebola for Now

Duane Morris Institute along with Jonathan A. Segal would like to extend an invitation to our complimentary webinar on the Ebola virus. This will be a fast paced, 30 minute webinar. We want to help you prepare for what we hope will not occur without fomenting panic.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 3:00 – 3:30 pm EST

To Register for this Webinar, please click here.

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa an international health emergency. As the epidemic has hit closer to home, employers are increasingly asking: What should I do? What can I do? This webinar will discuss:

  • The current status of the Ebola outbreak
  • How transmission is believed to occur
  • The symptoms of Ebola
  • Steps to minimize transmission in the workplace
  • Whether and how to impose travel restrictions
  • Whether and how to impose restrictions on employees returning from the epicenter of the epidemic
  • How to respond to an actual or suspected case of Ebola
  • What to do if employee refuses to work with or near someone they believe may have Ebola
  • Contingency planning, including telecommuting
  • Employer responsibilities under OSHA
  • Employee rights under the ADA and FMLA
  • NLRA implications with regard to changes affecting union employees
  • Special rules for healthcare workers
  • Ebola racism: potential discrimination and harassment against West Africans

As this webinar is free for clients of Duane Morris and guests of Duane Morris Institute, registration will be limited. Please sign up early as we expect this event to sell out.

Nothing in this webinar shall be construed as legal, medical or infection control advice.