Speaker, "Managing a Pandemic - Employer Concerns and Responses to Employee Health Issues," Newark, NJ


November 18, 2009 | 8:30 AM - November 18, 2009 | 10:30 AM EST

The influenza pandemic has raised many concerns for employers, relating not only to the seasonal and swine flu, but to a variety of other employee health issues as well. Through proper planning and response, companies can appropriately manage employee illness and protect themselves and their employees from the potentially devastating effects of a health crisis. This panel will discuss the ways in which employers can evaluate their level of risk, create effective policies, respond to employee concerns and illness, and minimize the possibility of business interruption.

Topics of discussion include:

  • Status of H1N1 and the seasonal flu Planning for widespread illness within your organization
  • Developing and implementing procedures for dealing with issues relating to sick time and FMLA Methods of infection control
  • Communicating about infectious disease within the organization
  • Role of key executives in implementing plans