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Pullman & Comley Webinars for Businesses Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Pullman & Comley attorneys (offices in Connecticut and New York) have been closely monitoring the legal implications for businesses, municipalities and other organizations of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Links to their recent three-part Webinar Series are available below. "A Summary of Pullman & Comley Advisories on Coronavirus (COVID-19)" can be found here.

WEBINAR: Responding to COVID-19 Webinar Series - Part III – March 31, 2020

Topics covered included: 

  • What employers need to know now about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and other just-issued employment guidance
  • What small businesses need to know about financial relief in the wake of CARES Act
  • What to do in your workplace if an employee tests positive for COVID-19, and other key employer questions

Click here to access a recording of the webinar

WEBINAR: Responding to COVID-19 Webinar Series - Part II – March 27, 2020

Topics to covered included:

  • Issues for health care workers and those who must self-isolate as a result of COVID-19 exposure;
  • Planning for what comes next – the use of force majeure clauses and the doctrines of commercial impracticability or frustration of purpose as a way to excuse contract performance;
  • Overview of DECD’s CT Recovery Bridge Loan program and other relief available to small businesses in response to COVID-19;
  • Healthcare focus: telehealth expansion; government assistance to providers; and unique COVID-19 issues; and
  • Governmental services and policies that are in place to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please click here to access a recording of this webinar.

WEBINAR: Responding to COVID-19 Webinar Series, Part I – March 26, 2020

Covered topics included:

  • Governor Lamont’s latest Executive Orders, what it means if your business is an "essential business” and how businesses can comply with Executive Order 7H relating to essential businesses;
  • Issues associated with leave, furloughing or laying off employees;
  • Obligations of employers under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act; and
  • Status of Court Operations, including civil actions, evictions and foreclosures.

A recording of the webinar can be accessed here.