Coronavirus Teleconference: Legal Aspects of the Public Health Response, and What Employers Should Be Doing Now

March 5, 2020
Coronavirus Landing Site

On March 5, Ropes & Gray hosted a teleconference on how, as a matter of law and regulation, federal, state and local authorities address public health emergencies like the spread of coronavirus, and how the various public health authorities work together to make public health policy in an epidemic. Also, a senior labor and employment colleague reviewed what employers need to know to manage workplace challenges posed by the current situation, and a senior government enforcement colleague discussed how public companies should be thinking about disclosures in light of the spread of coronavirus.

To make sure you have the latest guidance on legal developments related to the coronavirus outbreak, we wanted to share the presentation materials, including:

Ropes & Gray has launched a COVID-19 hub for resources related to the outbreak. Please visit this site frequently for up-to-date insights on business continuity best practices, maintaining the health and safety of your people, and other legal considerations in connection to the coronavirus.

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