Employment LawsWebinarPublication Date: Mar 04, 2021

A year into the pandemic, a Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources association webinar on March 4 reflected on the lessons learned and the path forward, including a discussion of the implications of the vaccine in the municipal workplace.

Dr. Michael Hirsh, medical director of the Worcester Division of Public Health, trauma services director at UMass Memorial Health Care, and surgeon-in-chief for the Children’s Medical Center, reflected on the course of events over the past year and looked forward as the nation goes on the offensive against COVID-19.

HR concerns
Attorney Yetunde Buraimoh, an associate with Morgan, Brown, & Joy, discussed the implications of the COVID vaccine, workplace safety and accommodation, and workers’ compensation concerns.

COVID-19: Legal Considerations for Massachusetts Municipal Employers in 2021 – Yetunde Buraimoh presentation (1.5M PDF)
Outlook for New Legislative Session – MMA presentation (268K PDF)
Summary of H.R.6201 Families First Coronavirus Response Act (166K PDF)
H.R. 133 Division-by-division summary of COVID-19 relief provisions (250K PDF)