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Covid-19 Law and Reality: What We've Learned So Far


May 05, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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COVID19 Legislation Q&A for Employers and HR Professionals: Honest Answers to Most Questions and What we still Need to Learn

 On a daily basis employers and HR Professionals are faced with an ever-changing environment for their employees. Handling issues related to COVID19 are complex and changing on a daily basis with the passage of multiple pieces of legislation, Executive Orders, and guidance from numerous state and federal agencies – and then figuring out how to implement all of this information on behalf of your employers and employees. This webinar is designed to provide the latest update and spend time answering your questions to support and assist you in your efforts to lead your organizations through the pandemic.


John L. Knorek, a Partner at Torkildson Katz Hetherington Harris Knorek Attorneys At Law, provides counsel and representation to large and small employers in all aspects of employment and wrongful discharge law. His practice also includes collective bargaining negotiations, affirmative action compliance, mediation and arbitration. He provides training to businesses on employment discrimination and preventative personnel practices, including family leave, disability law and sexual harassment. Mr. Knorek is a founding co-editor of the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce's Desk Manual for Employers and its Model Employer Handbook.  A SHRM Hawaii board member, he is co-chair of the 2020 legislative committee.

Kalani Morse is an experienced labor and employment attorney at Durrett Lang Morse, LLP.  He has spent his career advising and representing clients large and small across a wide variety of industries: litigating civil actions in state and federal courts, handling wrongful termination, harassment, reasonable accommodation, breach of contract, and other employment and commercial litigation claims. He also handles administrative charges, wage and hour claims, labor elections, union grievances and arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, and administrative and judicial appeals. Kalani currently practices law at the firm of Durrett Lang Morse, LLLP.  A SHRM Hawaii board member, he is co-chair of the 2020 state conference committee.  He regularly speaks as a guest presenter on labor, employment, and business law matters.




$25.00 For members of SHRM Hawaii Chapter
$35.00 after 05:00 pm May 4

$35.00 Guests
$45.00 after 05:00 pm May 4