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Robert Brooks – COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Saturday, September 18, 2021 @ 10am

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Show Topic:
President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate comes at a time when organizations both small and large are struggling to keep workers safe and healthy while simultaneously attracting and retaining the top talent.

In this episode of HR Power Hour, join Tawny Alvarez as she talks to Labor and Employment attorney Robert Brooks, partner at Verrill, concerning the President’s recent mandate, who it applies to, how to implement the expectations moving forward, vaccine mandates more broadly and best practices in minimizing risk while maintaining compliance.

About The Guest:

Rob provides advice and representation to management on all aspects of the employment relationship. He works with clients engaged in construction, health care, manufacturing, transportation, utilities, and other industries throughout the country. Rob has successfully handled matters related to union organizing campaigns, collective bargaining, unfair labor practice charges, strikes, and arbitration.

Rob routinely handles claims for wrongful discharge, discrimination, unpaid wages, breach of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, and other disputes before judges, juries, and administrative agencies, and has successfully represented clients at all levels of the state and federal court systems. Rob also regularly provides advice and assistance to clients on proper termination procedures, Family Medical Leave Act issues, labor relations, disability issues, stock option and employee benefit disputes, and other matters.

Rob has a particular focus on negotiating project labor agreements for large-scale construction projects. Rob has also advised public and private entities concerning the lawful use of project labor agreements in the context of a state’s competitive bidding laws.