“Practitioners have told us they don’t have time to sleep, there’s no such thing as a weekend, and that if they write something in the morning, it’s out of date by the afternoon.”
As part of Above the Law’s COVID-19 special coverage, Labor & Employment Law Daily experts Lisa Milam and Joy Waltemath took their turn at responding to the following questions:
|1.||What are the immediately apparent effects of the current crisis on labor and employment practitioners?|
|2.||Are you seeing client demand for legal services change? How?|
|3.||What are some additional responsibilities the COVID-19 crisis has foisted on employers?|
|4.||What are the confidentiality issues that arise when employers must conduct testing?|
|5.||The uncertainty about COVID-19 and resulting legal responsibilities has created unease among both employers and employees. Where is that evident?|
|6.||Do you foresee lasting changes to employment law that will endure past the point when the crisis has subsided?|
|7.||How do you think employment law practitioners will seek to differentiate themselves in the new competitive landscape?|
To see their answers, read the article here: Tracking COVID-19’s Impact On Employment Law: Difficult At Best, Contradictory At Worst.
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