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Legal Panel Webinar on COVID-19

Date: March 30, 2020
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Contact: Maritza Guevara,
Registration:  Register for this Webinar


Please join us for a comprehensive, high-level panel discussion on frequently asked questions facing Illinois K-12 schools as a result of the frequently evolving COVID-19 crisis. Attorneys from our labor and employment, student and special education, and commercial transaction practice groups will guide attendees through considerations and provide recommended responses to the questions you are faced with during this unprecedented time.

In an effort to ensure we address the key questions currently facing schools during the Webinar, please submit any questions you have by Thursday, March 26, 2020 to Maritza Guevara at  

Key Topics for Our Panel Discussion:

  • Employment and Assignment of Work Considerations
  • Bargaining Obligations
  • Applicability of the New Leave Provisions under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
  • OMA/FOIA Considerations
  • Special education timeline considerations and the provision of FAPE during days of mandatory school closure.
  • Guidance related to your ongoing and upcoming school construction projects in light of Executive Order 2020-10 (the “Stay at Home” Order)
  • Best practices for bid openings, commercial contracts and other purchases in response to recently issued orders and social distancing recommendations.