March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Employment Update: Employer Rights and Responsibilities

Holland & Knight and the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Webinar

Labor, Employment and Benefits Attorney Dayna Underhill and the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association (ORLA) hosted a webinar about the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the food, beverage, restaurant and hospitality industries in Oregon. Ms. Underhill addressed the most frequently asked questions by food service and lodging professionals including the most pressing employment-related issues facing ORLA employers including: rights and responsibilities under the Oregon Paid Sick Leave Act, Oregon Family Leave Act and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act; understanding the implications of and planning for temporary and permanent furloughs and layoffs, voluntary severance programs, and reductions in force; and workplace safety issues that must be addressed in the face of continued work.

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