Your Employment, HR and Re-opening Questions Answered

The Illinois Small Business Development Center and Turner Center for Entrepreneurship,
at Bradley University, have partnered with local attorneys from Miller, Hall and Triggs LLC to provide answers to your troublesome questions. During this live conversation webinar, our team will address questions you have regarding HR and employment law during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Questions Covered:

·     What COVID-19 related laws should I worry about?
·     What is the difference between layoff and furlough?
·     Can I legally take each employee's and customer's temperature?
·     If someone has a fever, can I ask them to leave/not enter?
·     Can I require employees and customers to wear a mask?
·     Legally, can I require employees to be tested or obtain documentation from their doctor that they are permitted to work?


Joshua Herman has practiced law since 2008, concentrating in employment and labor law, municipal law, school law, commercial law, and related litigation.

Joshua received his Bachelor’s degree in 2003 from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. After his deployment to Iraq as an Army Reservist, Joshua attended the Chicago-Kent and the University of Illinois Colleges of Law. While at the University of Illinois, Joshua received the Best Trial Advocate and Best Oral Advocate awards in addition to being on the Green National Moot Court Team. In 2008 he obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law, graduating summa cum laude and receiving the Rickert Awards for Excellence in Advocacy and Excellence in Academics. He is also a member of the Order of the Coif.

In 2011, Joshua was recognized by the Illinois State Bar Association as Illinois’s Young Lawyer of the Year for his contributions to his clients and the profession. Joshua continues his service to the law as an active member and contributor of the Illinois and Peoria County Bar Associations. Finally, Joshua remains dedicated to serving his local community and he sits on the boards of directors for many local non-profit organizations.

Robert B. McCoy has practiced law since 1994, concentrating in school law, municipal law and litigation.

Robert attended Earlham College where he received his Bachelor’s degree in 1987. He then obtained his Master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School in 1990. He received his Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois in 1994. After graduating from law school, Robert was a law clerk for the Hon. Robert W. Cook, Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, before working as a staff attorney for Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.

Robert is admitted to practice in Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois. Robert is a member of the Peoria and Illinois Bar Associations, the Illinois Council of School Attorneys and the Order of the Coif.

Katherine Swise has practiced law since 2010, concentrating in municipal law and school law.
Katherine received her Bachelor’s degree in 2001 from Knox College. She later attended the University of Illinois College of Law, graduating summa cum laude in 2010. While at Illinois, Katherine was a member of the University of Illinois Law Review and the Order of the Coif.

Katherine is admitted to practice law in Illinois, and is a member of the Peoria County and Illinois State Bar Associations and the Illinois Council of School Attorneys.

Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm (CDT)
12:00pm - 12:30pm Presentation
12:30pm - 1:00pm Attorneys will take questions from participants.

To register for the webinar, click here.
There is no cost to attend.
This webinar will be recorded.


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