Managing Your Workforce During Market Volatility Series - McDermott Will & Emery

Managing Your Workforce During Market Volatility Series


Employers are facing new and evolving pressures as they navigate economic uncertainty. This leads to questions and concerns about managing their workforces with minimal disruption and in a way that mitigates risk from increased litigation.

In this webinar series, McDermott’s Employment Group takes a deep dive into the issues impacting employers and their workforce during periods of market volatility, including reductions in force (RIFs), employee mobility and noncompete agreements, employee retention, M&A transaction strategies and proactive approaches to defending against the rise in employment litigation.

In Depth

Click on the link for each webinar in our series below to view the recordings, key takeaways and materials.

Large-Scale Personnel Decisions: Explore best practices and strategic management for navigating large-scale personnel decisions.

Labor Union and Benefits Issues in Corporate Transactions and Investments: Discover practical steps and strategies to successfully navigate and evaluate key considerations for transactions involving unionized businesses.

RIFs: Learn strategies to follow when making difficult restructuring decisions that may include reducing employee headcount, eliminating entire departments, hiring independent consultants or implementing hiring freezes to ease potential financial burden.

Separations, Arbitration, Leaves and Accommodations: Hear about nationwide updates in separation and release agreements, including the impact to confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions after the National Labor Relations Board’s McLaren Macomb ruling, Family and Medical Leave Act leaves of absence and Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations, and recent developments around arbitration.