PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER JAMES R. GRASSO TO PARTICIPATE IN BUFFALO NIAGARA PARTNERSHIP “PREPARING YOUR BUSINESS FOR COVID-19 VACCINES” THREE-PART WEBISODE SERIES
Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner James R. Grasso will present at a Buffalo Niagara Partnership (BNP) webinar titled, “Considerations for HR, Operations & Sr. Leaders.” The webinar kicks off BNP’s “Preparing Your Business for COVID-19 Vaccines” Three-Part Webisode Series and will take place on Friday, April 16, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Join Mr. Grasso and the BNP for an overview of up-to-date New York State guidance and CDC recommendations on vaccine groups, current distribution sites and opportunities for employers to administer vaccines.
- Is the vaccine covered under insurance?
- Safety and efficacy information – why it works/why it’s important/herd immunity
- HR issues – revisiting the issue of mandated vaccines vs. allowable exceptions
- PTO for vaccines – explain the new NYS mandate
- Other steps employers should take
Mr. Grasso represents management in the private and public sectors in all aspects of labor and employment law. He counsels clients on workplace policies and practices, as well as legal compliance issues, and represents employers in litigation concerning employment discrimination, harassment, wage and hour matters, wrongful termination, employment contract disputes, and confidentiality and non-compete agreements. Mr. Grasso appears regularly before state and federal courts in New York and before federal, state and local administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights and New York City Commission on Human Rights. His practice also includes representing management in union organizing campaigns and collective bargaining negotiations, as well as defending management in labor arbitrations and before the National Labor Relations Board and New York State Public Employment Relations Board.