WATCH: Re-Opening: Best Practices to Minimize the Spread of COVID-19 and Your Organization’s Liability

Charlie Imbergamo | Director of Strategic Programs Resources

Is your nonprofit being intentional about reducing the spread of COVID-19 and limiting your organization’s risk? As an employer, are you taking the right, legally required steps to provide a safe workplace for employees that is free from recognized hazards that could cause serious harm?

In this video, you’ll learn the best practices for handling safety and employee issues in the new era of COVID-19. After watching, you’ll have an understanding of:

  • The steps your organization should be taking to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and reduce your organizational risk
  • The importance of following federal, state and local guidance, including developing a COVID-19 plan, appointing a COVID-19 monitor and training employees
  • What the Families First Coronavirus Response Act means for your organization and employees

More About the Presenter

Karen M. Buesing is a partner at Akerman LLP, Tampa, with more than 35 years of experience counseling and representing management in workplace law matters. Karen is one of only about 200 lawyers who are Board Certified by The Florida Bar as a specialist in Labor & Employment Law. Her expertise includes representing employers in discrimination/harassment matters, hiring/firing/disciplinary matters, leave and accommodation matters, wage and hour matters, non-compete and trade secret litigation, whistleblower and retaliation claims, and all aspects of employment counseling and training. She is currently on the Akerman Return to Work Resource Guide Team, assisting employers in navigating re-opening during the COVID-19 pandemic.


COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits

This video is part of the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s free webinar series to help nonprofit organizations not only survive the COVID-19 crisis but help support communities in emerging even stronger.

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