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Federal Policy Developments and their Impacts on Public Employers in 2021

January 15, 2021

1:30 – 2:30 P.M.

DESCRIPTION:  This webinar will review employment and HR policy challenges that arise from the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and the passage of the federal Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.  Counties will be faced with decisions about whether to require certain employees to receive a vaccine, and how to manage COVID-related personnel issues with the expiration of paid employment leave and temporary FMLA provisions from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).  The webinar will also review the impact of federal law changes on unemployment compensation policy.

PRESENTER: Marc A. Fishel, Fishel Downey Albrecht & Riepenhoff, LLP

Marc received his J.D. from Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Cleveland State University. Marc regularly represents public employers throughout the State of Ohio in all matters relating to labor relations. He also represents employers in state and federal courts in employment related litigation. Marc is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Ohio Public Employers Labor Relations Association and has served as an adjunct professor of employment law at Wittenberg University. Marc also represents private companies and public jurisdictions in other matters including regulatory compliance, contract matters and day-to-day operations issues.

Marc is a frequent speaker and lecturer on numerous issues relating to employment law and served as the editor of “Employment in Ohio – A guide to employment laws, regulation and practices,” published by Matthew Bender. He has been named to the U.S. News listing of Best Lawyers® 2011-2019 and to the Ohio Super Lawyers® listing 2011-2018, recognized for his outstanding work in the areas of Labor and Employment Law and Litigation. Marc serves as the City of Bexley Law Director representing the city in various aspects of municipal law. He is also a member of the Supreme Court’s Commission on Dispute Resolution.

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