Amanda Waesch, Esq., is a healthcare Attorney at Brennan, Manna & Diamond. Her practice focuses on healthcare, employment law and healthcare litigation across the country. She advises healthcare providers including practices and hospitals on reviewing and litigating employment agreements; non-compete agreements and severance agreements. Her work has benefited physicians and administrators in drafting and reviewing employer handbooks, as well as management and training issues.
Prevent COVID-19 Wrongful Employee Termination Allegations/Lawsuits
Terminating or laying off an employee the WRONG way, even before COVID-19, could lead to a legal and financial nightmare. NOW THINGS ARE WORSE.
New coronavirus employment laws are complicated and confusing. That means making a mistake is easier than ever. And even an innocent misstep can lead to lawsuits, penalties and unemployment claim battles. Unless you know how to stop them before they start … Employee termination COVID-19.
This is where healthcare employment law attorneys Amanda L. Waesch, Esq. and Bryan E. Meek, Esq. can help.
During their 60-minute online training session, they will walk you through specifically how to avoid COVID-19 employment law errors when you have to release an employee.
They will target situations that commonly occur in healthcare practices to ensure you get the help you need to comply with these confusing new rules. Employee termination COVID-19.
Here are just a few of the step-by-step strategies you can use to adhere to these new pandemic-driven employee termination requirements that will help you avoid the cost and stress of making a mistake:
- Prevent baseless discrimination charges from protected employee classes
- Decrease your legal exposure with a proven action plan for dismissing employees
- Protect your practice with specific termination paperwork verbiage
- Bulletproof your COVID-19 employee policies using expert practical guidance
- Lower your risk – pin down all considerations prior to deciding to discharge
- Steer clear of employment law violations by meeting all employer responsibilities
- Discover the pre-charge documentation you must have
- Derail complaints and allegations, employ termination conversation tips
- Avoid needlessly paying unemployment for “just cause” dismissals
- Stop federal employment penalties, fulfill your Department of Labor obligations
- Stay out of trouble when addressing remaining employees
- Take critical post-terminations actions that successfully defend your practice
- Deter wrongful discharge lawsuits, learn how to exercise “at-will” employment laws
- Improve your employment law compliance, add essential follow-up termination documentation
- Identify top mitigation techniques that curb anger and lawsuits
- Understand the legal ramifications of failing to properly prepare and execute terminations
- Prepare for wrongful termination claims – even if you did nothing wrong
- And much, much more!
Who should attend: Practices of every size and specialty, regardless of their location in the country will significantly benefit by attending this upcoming online training. It will help you better protect your practice and comply with newly implemented coronavirus employment laws.
Just because you’ve terminated employees successfully in the past, don’t assume your current process protects you under the current COVID-19 rules. This online training will guide you through how to revamp your termination policies and processes so your practice can combat costly, stressful, time consuming wrongful termination claims.
Things have been tough enough this year. You shouldn’t have to worry about getting hit with an unfounded claim of wrongful terminations or be faced with penalties for failing to correctly incorporate new COVID-19 employment law.
Don’t risk it. Take action today and register for this online training.
Meet Your Experts
Bryan Meek, Esq., is an Attorney in Brennan, Manna & Diamond’s Health Law Department and Labor & Employment Department. Bryan counsels health industry clients on contract disputes, Board investigations and suspensions, and compliance plans. When employment matters rise to the level of litigation, Bryan leverages his substantial experience to defend his clients against these actions, including contract disputes, discrimination allegations, and other employment matters in court. Should a labor dispute arise, Bryan defends his clients before arbitrators.
Bryan’s healthcare expertise extends into fraud and abuse disputes, credentialing, and certification. He has a proven track record in government and private payor appeals and disputes, including audits, administrative appeals, and negotiations.