Katherine A. Hren

Katherine Hren will be speaking on day two of a two-part webinar hosted by Pincus Professional Education later this month. The webinar will focus on potential employment litigation concerns and compliance issues related to COVID-19. Katherine will be speaking on return to work issues in light of COVID-19,  COVID-19 related legislation and the impact of AB 5 (independent contractor legislation) on the new workplace.

Plaintiff and Defense attorneys will cover the following topics throughout the two-day series:



Part I, August 25th
Trending and Expected Litigation – National and California

  • Workers’ comp
  • ADA issues – questions once inappropriate, now necessary
  • Discrimination
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Retaliation/Whistleblower
  • Leave issues
  • Wage & Hour issues

Part II, August 27th
COVID-19 and the CCPA: Required Disclosures and Litigation Pitfalls • California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”)

  • Specific notice requirements
  • Relevant personal data
  • Limits to data use
  • CCPA litigation concerns as employees return to work
  • Potential private right of action suits – penalties and damages
  • Current CCPA lawsuits due to Covid-19
  • Retention of health data best practices to avoid litigation

The Employer-Employee Relationship in the Era of Covid-19: Arbitration Agreements

  • AB 5 Status Overview
  • Legislative and court challenges
  • Benefits of employment status post Covid-19
  • Return to work strategies
  • Screening measures
  • Employees who can’t or won’t return to work
  • Relevant legislation

Covid-19 Impending Employment Litigation:
Liability, Privacy and Arbitration – the new dos and don’ts for both sides of the aisle
Part I:

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Part II
Thursday, August 27, 2020
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Register or order the recording package here.

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