#WorkforceWednesday: Providing Answers to Your Global Workforce Questions, Executive Compensation and COVID-19, WARN Act

Employment Law This Week® - Episode 162


It’s #WorkforceWednesday. Here’s the week’s top workforce management and employment law news:

Epstein Becker Green and Deloitte Legal Alliance – Providing Answers to Your Global Workforce Questions (Video)

During these unprecedented times, your questions call for tailored, holistic, and creative solutions as unique as your workforce and the people you serve. A year ago, Deloitte Legal and Epstein Becker Green announced an alliance to provide comprehensive and global employment law and workforce management services. We look forward to answering your toughest questions.  

Executive Compensation and COVID-19 (Video)

As employers continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, many executives are taking pay cuts or forgoing pay to help businesses stay afloat. This is affecting executive contracts and compensation packages, and could result in significant changes in the future. Attorneys Gretchen Harders and Rina Fujii tell us more.


The U.S. Department of Labor issued COVID-19-related Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) on the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (“WARN”) Act. Of particular note, the FAQs remind employers of two significant provisions of WARN.

Other Highlights

More AI in Hiring?

The COVID-19 experience may lead more employers to turn to the proliferation of workplace artificial intelligence (“AI”) tools to help streamline recruiting and hiring so they can continue maintaining social distancing best practices. Here’s what to know.


Want to escape the never-ending Netflix scroll and learn about employee benefits issues that are top of mind for your company? Access the Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19 on-demand webinar series anywhere, anytime.  

What We’re Reading

The Employment Law Review (11th Edition), edited by Member of the Firm Erika Collins, and with contributions from several Epstein Becker Green attorneys, focuses on the confluence of legal and business challenges that global employers can no longer deal with in isolation. Articles include:

  • “The Global Impact of the #MeToo Movement”
  • “Employment Issues in Cross-Border M&A Transactions”
  • “Global Diversity and International Employment”
  • “Social Media and International Employment”
  • “Religious Discrimination in International Employment Law”

Stay Up to Date

Our Coronavirus Resource Center is updated daily and always available at www.ebglaw.com/coronavirus.

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