Join us for this complimentary webinar to learn how to respond to employees’ statements such as “I need time away from work.” Our experienced attorneys will discuss an employer’s legal obligations when engaging in the good faith interactive process when discussing religious and medical accommodations with employees, including in the context of COVID-19. Participants will learn concrete best practices for navigating these communications while avoiding the pitfalls arising from remote work and federal, state and local orders regarding COVID-19 relief. All are welcome!
Thursday, April 14, 2022
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One hour of CLE Credit pending accreditation in CA, IL and NY for newly admitted and/or experienced attorneys.
About Our Speakers
Bicvan Brown is a partner and Chair of Tressler’s Labor and Employment Group. She focuses her practice in all aspects of employment matters, including employment trials, arbitrations and mediations. She defends employers while providing advice and counsel against claims such as wage and hour (individual and class actions), PAGA, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and whistleblowing. She defends employers before state and federal agencies such as the EEOC, NLRB, California Labor Commission and California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. She is fluent in Vietnamese and Spanish and she provides advice about as well as translates workplace policies, employee handbooks and agreements. She regularly speaks at seminars, including sexual harassment prevention training conducted in Vietnamese, with the purpose of helping employers and their insurers regarding best practices to minimize risk in California.
Colette Kopon is a partner in Tressler’s General Defense Litigation Practice Group. She handles a range of complex civil litigation matters, including advising and defending clients in all aspects of employment disputes and litigation. Colette’s trial practice also includes internal investigations, crisis management, defamation, fraud, product liability, personal injury, class actions and insurance coverage matters. She represents clients in a variety of industries and not-for-profit ministries, including education, healthcare, retail and insurance. Colette is a frequent speaker on topics related to her legal practice and has been named a Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers and an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers.