On Monday, March 23rd, we are co-hosting a webinar with the California Restaurant Association to address employment related questions for restaurants operating in California. We just got off a planning call this morning, and the CRA has encouraged any other employers who want to participate in the webinar to do so. 

Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5905742340738284045

The webinar will feature the following speakers:

  • Jot Condi – President and CEO of the California Restaurant Association
  • Matt Sutton – Senior Vice President, Government Affairs + Public Policy
  • Jon Ross – KP Public Affairs
  • Anne McWilliams – attorney at Zaller Law Group
  • Michael Thompson – attorney at Zaller Law Group
  • I’ll be participating as well

Join us from 11 AM – 12 PM PDT as we discuss how to approach and deal with these Coronavirus employment related issues as they arise.

There is a capacity limit of 500 attendees with our software, and based on current subscriptions we may hit this limit.  But please bear with us, and we will likely be having additional webinars throughout the week – subscribe to the blog (on right hand side of the blog) to receive updates and invitations for future webinars.

The topics we plan on discussing include:

  • Overview of the California Restaurant Association’s involvement and understanding of current state of affairs with state authorities
  • General overview of employer obligations under California law
  • Federal bailout plans being discussed
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act – what we understand about the law at this point
  • Temporary and permanent closures – potential WARN notice requirements relief provided by Governor Newsom this past week
  • Communication strategies with employees regarding temporary closures and suspension in work
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act – what we understand about the law at this point
  • Employer obligations created by school closures
  • Employer obligations if employees are fearful of coming to work