. The seminar focused on issues arising when employees are required to minimize employee hours and expenses during a business shutdown or slowdown, with options ranging from furloughs, reduction in hours or pay, as well as temporary or permanent layoffs. These options were presented in light of the Families First COVID Response Act, the WARN Act, the Federal Labor Standards Statute and various anti-discrimination statutes. Practical strategies were discussed in an effort to minimize employee liabilities.
Mr. Gordon focuses his practice in commercial and employment litigation, including non-competes and trade secret violations, discrimination claims, wage and hour violations and contract disputes. Mr. Gordon practices in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.