Elizabeth Drigotas, senior counsel at Cohen & Buckmann PC, will be speaking at a Worldwide Employee Benefits Network Event, “COVID-19 and the New Workplace: How Safety Practices, Work Arrangements and Employee Benefits Have Changed,” on September 17, 2020, at 12:30 p.m. EDT. The event will be available via Webex. The three-member panel will discuss how COVID-19 is changing the workplace, with a focus on significant issues, including:

  • New safety standards and liability concerns

  • The “new normal” for employees, employers, and families

  • Onboarding and dealing with the remote workforce, including cybersecurity risks

  • How open enrollment will be different

  • How to treat employees returning from furloughs and leaves

  • Are plan sponsors reducing or eliminating benefits?

  • Extended deadlines for COBRA elections

New York CLE and CPE credits are available, as are HRCI HR general credits and SHRM credits.

More information and registration are available on the event website. Members and nonmembers are welcome.