• WebEd: Sticking Points: What Construction Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Flu Shots

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    Name: WebEd: Sticking Points: What Construction Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Flu Shots
    Date: December 9, 2020
    Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM HST
    Event Description:


    Discussion of key issues that construction employers should consider when deciding whether and how to implement a mandatory vaccination program, including shots for this flu season and for the COVID-19 vaccine once approved.

    Learning objectives:

    • Understand the current legal landscape that is relevant to the vaccine issue
    • Assess employers’ options in this environment
    • Weigh the benefits and risks of implementing a vaccine policy…or not implementing one
    • Identify many practical issues related to these questions

    This session will be presented by attorneys from Fisher Phillips, one of the country’s largest labor and employment law firms dedicated to representing employers.

    Speakers:

    Kevin Troutman
    Partner
    Fisher Phillips

    Kevin Troutman, a partner in Fisher Phillips’ Houston office, is a member of the firm’s COVID-19 Taskforce, a cross-disciplinary team of attorneys dedicated to advising employers on the many workplace law aspects of the global coronavirus pandemic. He leads the group’s subcommittee concerning vaccine issues.  Keeping his client’s business objectives foremost in mind, Kevin focuses his day-to-day practice on litigation and providing day-to-day advice concerning a variety of employment and people management issues. In doing so, he calls upon both his experience as an attorney and his years of experience as a human resources executive, including a period when he was responsible for 22 hospitals in five states.


    Bert Brannen
    Partner

    Fisher Phillips

    Bert Brannen, a partner in the firm’s Atlanta office, is a long-time member and Past President of the AGC’s Labor and Employment Law Council. He is active in the Georgia Branch of the AGC where he has served on the Executive Board. He is also the co-author of the AGC’s training video series “Diversity Rules: Harassment Prevention, Sensitivity and Correction for Construction Workers and Supervisors.” He has a depth of experience advising construction employers about how to deal with labor and employment crises that regularly arise in our industry.

    WebEd Recording: 

    Everyone who registers for an AGC WebEd will receive a link with access to the audio recording and the presentation.

    Technology Requirements: 

    AGC of America uses Go-To-Meetings to conduct WebEd. You will not incur any cost for using the platform. However, if you have not used this platform previously, please test your computer prior to the WebEd. You may be required to download software, i.e., Java and may need administrative rights to your computer. For computer specifications, please visit https://www.gotomeeting.com/meeting/online-meeting-support or contact meetings@agc.org

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    Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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