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Legal Challenges Facing Higher Education Right Now: What You Need to Know to Assess and Avoid Liability in Light of COVID-19

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May 5, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
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Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

Registration Fee: Complimentary


NOTE: No CLE credit can be earned for watching recordings of past webinars.

Join Jackson Lewis P.C. attorneys for a discussion on pressing legal issues, challenges, and potential liabilities facing higher education legal departments in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our team of Jackson Lewis Higher Education attorneys will offer a quick but in-depth discussion about each topic, explaining exactly what your institution needs to know to assess and mitigate risk in these areas. Questions may be submitted before, during, or after the broadcast, and we will follow up after the webinar.


  • Practical considerations for conducting remote workplace and Title IX investigations, including potential data privacy and due process concerns

  • Strategies for changing pay, staffing and teaching modalities during the term of a CBA and extending CBAs to defer bargaining successor CBAs to 2021

  • Layoffs and furloughs on campus: financial exigency, revocation of tenure, due process, and contract concerns

  • Risk of class action claims related to the radical changes to campus life, e.g. tuition, meal plans, housing, and access to facilities

  • Anticipated litigation trends

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