COVID-19-Driven Furloughs, Layoffs, Unemployment and Recall

April 2020


Employers continue to face tough decisions during this pandemic. We have teamed up with our HR and legal service partners at Synergy Human Resources to provide a 90-minute webinar to help our business clients navigate this uncharted territory of employee relations. What follows is a subject list of what will be covered:

  • Furlough, layoff and reduction in force terminology
  • COVID-19 analysis of furloughs, layoffs and pay cuts
  • DOL Q&As regarding furloughs, reductions in pay and hours worked
  • Disruptions in exempt employee pay due to COVID-19
  • How to recall, when you can and when you can't
  • Recall Q&As on various workplace scenarios
  • Layoff and recall sample policy
  • Recall notice sample letter
  • Employers taking employee temperatures
  • Failure to return to work after recall: employer options and sample termination letter
  • COVID-19 unemployment rules by state


Webinar presented by: 

Mike Bourgon
Employment & Labor Law Attorney
Synergy Human Resources