Employment Law Update 2020: What Has Happened, and What to Expect in 2021

Wednesday 10:10 – 11:10 AM

Session Description

The turbulent and disruptive events of 2020 have brought constant challenges to employers. In this session we will review the status of government restrictions on business at federal and state levels, legal issues relating to closure of businesses in a collapsing economy, required paid leave and expanded FMLA leave and the effect on other FMLA leave into next year, issues relating to teleworking, strife and protest in the workplace, U.S. Supreme Court cases on discrimination and religious organizations, and the cloudy future for employers.


David Lubben JD

David Lubben is a partner of Davis & Campbell L.L.C., emphasizing both employment litigation and commercial litigation in his practice. He represents employers in all aspects of employment disputes, including protecting proprietary information, enforcing non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, collective action wage and hour disputes, OSHA compliance, immigration compliance, FMLA and other leave issues, and employee benefits disputes. Mr. Lubben regularly defends EEOC and state discrimination charges and frequently represents employers in discrimination and retaliation lawsuits filed in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings. He is a member of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section. Mr. Lubben earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois and his J.D. degree, with distinction, from Stanford Law School.