Coronavirus, Unemployment, and Workplace – Part IV (Live Replay Webinar)
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When: Monday, April 13, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

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With each passing day additional guidance and regulations are being issued to guide employers on COVID-19 obligations, yet many questions remain unanswered. The fourth installment of this series on the legal impacts of the current pandemic and features guest presenter Katie Thurber, legal counsel for the Nebraska Department of Labor, who will touch upon the Short Time Compensation (STC) plan and other important unemployment developments. In addition, Rembolt Ludtke LLP attorneys Mark Fahleson and Tara Paulson will address the latest guidance and questions relating to employer obligations to provide paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave.

Mark Fahleson
Mr. Fahleson serves as an attorney and advisor to businesses, organizations, insurers, governmental bodies/officials, and individuals, providing strategic advice and practical counsel on the issues they face. When litigation becomes unavoidable, Mr. Fahleson’s zealous yet cost-effective representation has resulted in numerous successful verdicts from federal and state court judges and juries. Whether it involves employment law, agriculture or government relations, Fahleson’s expertise and skill has earned him recognition, including being named as the Employment Law (Management-Side) Attorney 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Lincoln, Nebraska by The Best Lawyers in America©.

Tara Paulson
Tara is the Chair of the Litigation Practice Group and member of the Executive Committee at Rembolt Ludtke and her practice primarily focuses on employment and labor issues, civil litigation and transportation. Tara has significant experience in employment litigation, including matters involving federal, state, and local employment laws. In addition to her litigation practice, Tara regularly represents clients in responding to administrative charges before federal, state, and local agencies, counsels employers regarding various labor and employment law issues, negotiates and prepares employment and separation agreements, reviews and revises employee handbooks, and drafts personnel policies

Katie Thurber, CLSSEGB, General Counsel, Nebraska Department of Labor
Katie Thurber is the General Counsel for the Nebraska Department of Labor. Ms. Thurber graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law.