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Clients and friends may reach out to the Robinson+Cole Coronavirus Response Team for the latest information.

Bruce B. Barth - Chair

Kenneth C. Baldwin?
? ?Environmental
Michael H. Bernstein?
? ?Benefits Litigation
J. Tyler Butts
? ? Insurance
Dennis C. Cavanaugh
? ?Construction
Candace M. Cunningham
? ?Real Estate
Britt-Marie K. Cole-Johnson?
? ?Employment
Andrew A. DePeau
? ?Business Litigation
Kathleen E. Dion
? ?Education
Conor O. Duffy
? ?Health Care
William J. Egan
? ?Business Litigation
Steven L. Elbaum
? ?Real Estate
Gilbert L. Lee?
? ?Insurance
Virginia E. McGarrity
? ?Benefits
Endicott Peabody
? ?Business Transactions
Kathleen M. Porter
? ?Corporate/Commercial/Privacy
Taylor A. Shea
? ?Business Transactions
Lauren M. Sigg
? ?Immigration
Brian R. Smith
? ?Land Use
Alisha N. Sullivan?
? ?Benefits
Anna Jinhua Wang?
? ?Corporate/Securities
Abby M. Warren
? ?Employment
Jeffrey J. White
? ?Manufacturing

Robinson+Cole Attorneys Respond to the Coronavirus Outbreak

The rapidly evolving impact of the coronavirus outbreak around the world and its characterization as a pandemic risk is overwhelming business leaders, human resource professionals and rank-and-file employees. Robinson+Cole’s dedicated Coronavirus Response Team stands ready to help businesses navigate the complex legal, financial and regulatory impacts caused by this unprecedented challenge.

Among other things, R+C’s professionals can help businesses address developments and/or issues associated with:

  • Rules and restrictions on reopening businesses
  • State requirements on masks and other PPE
  • Business and/or personal travel restrictions including State Executive Orders regarding businesses and individuals
  • Mandated?or voluntary shelter in place quarantines or isolation directives, whether by government health entities or businesses entities themselves
  • School closures?and the effect on employee attendance
  • Advice related to the Cares Act and other federal laws and guidance related to COVID-19
  • Wage and hour considerations for exempt, non-exempt and temporary employees
  • Paid and unpaid sick leave entitlements under federal, state and local law as well as under existing employer policies and benefit plans
  • Policy development, collective bargaining obligations, communication, and legal issues regarding telecommuting, layoffs, shutdowns, reorganizations, and other steps that may be taken to minimize the risk of exposure in the workplace?
  • Investigating an actual or potential exposure event
  • Health and safety matters
  • Preparing for possible cash flow issues by reviewing/establishing appropriate lines of credit
  • Impact of short- or longer-term layoffs/remote work arrangements on status of H-1B
  • Form I-9 and E-Verify compliance for telecommuting employees and/or when offices are fully or partially closed to workers
  • Impact of federal and state legislation on businesses’ response to coronavirus
  • Health coverage of virus-related claims?
  • Section 1135 Waivers of Health Care Laws for hospitals and other providers
  • Health care licensing and reimbursement guidance for facilities and providers in responding to COVID-19
  • Telehealth service delivery and coverage during COVID-19
  • Agency approvals for staffing and treatment plans to address COVID-19
  • HIPAA issues regarding requesting medical documentation or information and communications with patients (e.g., for telehealth purposes)
  • Expedited contracting for essential COVID-19 goods and services
  • 401(k),?retirement plan and health and welfare plan issues, furloughs and layoffs?
  • Possible state law protections for employees who are out of work due to being a first responder or other related situations
  • Applicability of “force majeure” ?or “impossibility” clauses in supply, customer, conference, event and other contracts?

  • Applicability of “material adverse change” clauses in agreements

  • Issues regarding designation of so-called “essential” businesses and services

  • Advice regarding cyber-attacks by those seeking to take advantage of situation caused by coronavirus

For the latest CDC guidance, click here.
For the latest public available coronavirus tracking information, click here.

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