Compliance Challenges Created by COVID-19

HR Reimagined: SHRM Northern California Annual Conference 2020

2020 is an unprecedented year in so many ways. For HR professionals, the pandemic has created unique compliance challenges. Join Jennifer Shaw, a favorite speaker among SHRM conference attendees for more than 20 years, as she discusses best practices for managing remote workers, paying appropriate telework reimbursements, evaluating reasonable accommodation requests related to COVID-19 safety protocols, and implementing appropriate policies for teleworkers and onsite employees.


  • Gain a better understanding of the wage and hour issues and other practices affected by COVID-19.
  • Recognize your organization’s vulnerabilities related to telework.
  • Learn how to evaluate reasonable accommodation requests related to safety protocols.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Jennifer Shaw, Esq.


Jennifer Shaw is the founder of Shaw Law Group, a 100% female-owned boutique employment law firm. A 2019 recipient of the Sacramento Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” award, Jennifer is a well-respected expert in her field. For more than 25 years, employers have relied on Jennifer to provide practical advice and counsel on a broad range of workplace issues, including wage and hour compliance, workplace investigations, reasonable accommodation and leave of absence issues, and hiring and separation issues. Named by Northern California Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in California annually since 2009, and the recipient of numerous other awards, Jennifer is a frequent speaker and regularly appears on various television and radio programs. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz, Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the law review.

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Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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All Levels
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