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Welcome to Baker McKenzie’s Labor and Employment video chat series! In these quick and bite-sized video chats, our employment partners team up with practitioners in various areas of law to discuss the most pressing issues for employers navigating the return to work.

This series builds on our recent client alert and webinar on reopening for US employers. Each Q&A session is less than 15 minutes long and offers targeted insights into the critical questions employers are facing as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please click below to watch the video chats and be sure to let us know if there are additional topics you’d like us to address in the future.

Week 7 (9 July 2020)

Contacts: Susan EandiEmily HarbisonRobin Samuel

Week 6 (23 June 2020)

Contacts: Emily Harbison, Paul EvansWilliam Dugan

Week 5 (12 June 2020)

Contacts: Michael Brewer, Billie Wenter, Emily Harbison, Susan Eandi, Bradford Newman, Joseph Deng, Robin Samuel

Week 4 (5 June 2020)

Contacts: Grant Uhler, Betsy Morgan, Christopher Guldberg, Susan EandiBillie Wenter, Paul Evans, Robin SamuelEmily Harbison, Michael Brewer, Michael Leggieri

Week 3 (29 May 2020)

Contacts: Anne Batter, Michael Brewer, Paul Evans, Benjamin HoEmily Harbison, Jeffrey Sturgeon, Billie Wenter

Week 2 (15 May 2020)

Contacts: Michael Brewer, Joseph Deng, William Dugan, Susan Eandi, Paul Evans, Chris GuldbergEmily Harbison, Brian Hengesbaugh, Benjamin Ho, Michael Leggieri, Teresa Michaud, Arthur Rooney, Jeffrey Sturgeon, Billie Wenter

Week 1 (7 May 2020)

Contacts: Melissa Allchin, Michael Brewer, Amy de La Lama, Joseph Deng, William Dugan, Susan Eandi, Paul Evans, Mark Goodman, Chris Guldberg, Emily Harbison, Benjamin Ho, Teresa Michaud, Betsy Morgan, Robin Samuel

Author

Emily Harbison practices mainly in the area of labor and employment law. Ms. Harbison represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law, including counseling and traditional labor law. She is actively involved in various pro bono efforts.

Author

Paul Evans is a partner in the Employment & Compensation Practice Group in Baker McKenzie's New York office. For over 20 years, Paul's practice has included representation of employers at the US state, federal and appellate level in employment discrimination class actions, employment testing and validation matters, wage and hour class and collective actions, multiplaintiff and other complex labor and employment litigation.

Author

William (Bill) Dugan is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Employment and Compensation Practice Group, residing in Chicago and New York, chair of the US Disputes Employment Group, co-chair of the North American Employment Disputes Group, and a member of the Steering Committee for the North American Employment and Compensation Practice. Bill has been recognized as a leader in labor and employment law by Chambers, he has been repeatedly recognized for his superior litigation defense in Super Lawyers, and Legal 500 has stated that Bill is a “master in the art of defending corporations in litigation.” Bill represents management in complex litigation in federal and state courts and other tribunals throughout the United States, including trade secret and restrictive covenant matters, class and collective actions, and labor arbitrations. Bill also counsels employers on a wide range of Labor and Employment issues.