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Patricia Ogden

Patricia L. Ogden

Of Counsel (Retired)


Patricia Ogden

Patricia L. Ogden

Of Counsel (Retired)

Watch on demand: Part 1 | Part 2

Learn the latest about COVID-19, from its cause to its effects.

Medical Update

  • Current Status of COVID-19
  • Update on What’s Known Regarding Transmission
  • Infection Control

Employment Considerations

Hear about the legal overlay of various employment laws with employers’ decisional processes about how to best address and limit employee exposure to COVID-19 in their workplace and discuss some key strategies for addressing this rapidly developing public health issue.

  • ADA/FMLA/Legal Compliance Considerations
  • OSHA Compliance Considerations
  • Best Practices and Considerations – Infection Containment
  • Duty to Provide Safe Work Environment and OSHA Considerations
  • Treatment of Exempt Employees if Business Closes for a Few Days

Immigration and Travel Impacts

The U.S. government now has travel restrictions in place for travelers from China and Iran, with the potential for further restrictions to be enacted for visitors from Italy and South Korea.

  • As other countries continue enacting travel restrictions, it is becoming increasingly more challenging to secure the admission into the United States of travelers from the affected countries
  • This situation continues to evolve; hear the latest recommendations about traveling abroad and visa processing during the COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19: What K-12 and Higher Education Employers Should Know

Hear what schools and institutes of higher education need to be considering as illness strikes more communities.

  • Study Abroad Programs and Travel Restrictions
  • Maintaining Student and Staff Confidentiality
  • Preparing for School and Program Closures and Requested Leave

Communicating Uncertainty in Uncertain Times

What are the best practices for communicating with employees, the media and other stakeholders during this outbreak? Hear top tips from a public relations professional.

  • The Benefits of Transparency
  • Working With the Media
  • Balancing Emotion With Logic in Your Message
  • Communicating Business Continuity

Non-Barnes & Thornburg Speakers

Dr. Matt Wack - Infectious Disease Physician
Chris Lukach - GreenTarget

Questions? Contact Courtney Brown at cbrown@btlaw.com or 317-231-7312. 

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