Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando partner, Paul J. Scheck, recently participated in a webinar hosted by Turnaround Management Association, titled “What Businesses and Lenders Need to Know in the Covid-19 Era.”
The webinar featured a panel discussion focused on the latest events and unfolding issues facing businesses and lenders in Florida due to the coronavirus pandemic. Paul, a partner in the Labor & Employment practice group, spoke to participants about employer obligations as they apply to management. Specifically, he discussed the implications of both layoffs and furloughs, complying with the Work Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), unemployment compensation claims at the state and federal levels, and employment aspects of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Paul was joined on the panel by other advisors and leaders from the debtor, creditor and insurance industries.
According to the organization, Turnaround Management Association (TMA) is the premier professional community dedicated to turnaround management and corporate renewal, with a mission to stabilize and revitalize corporate value. Members of the organization utilize their years of experience to enable their clients to negotiate special situations, including turnarounds, restructurings, performance improvement, as well as to navigate challenges associated with rapid growth and limited resources.
About Paul J. Scheck
Paul J. Scheck is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Labor and Employment Practice Group. A Martindale Hubbell AV® rated attorney, Paul has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America® in Labor and Employment Law. He has worked with employers and human resources professionals for nearly 26 years, and has assisted them through many labor and employment challenges, from corporate policies to wage and hour matters, non-compete claims to discrimination and harassment cases, ADA Title II accessibility claims to unfair labor practice charges. With a sole focus on representing management, Paul is thoroughly familiar with the employment issues that arise in day-to-day operations. This strength allows him to anticipate potential problems and build strategies to help avoid disputes. He also represents clients in litigation, both in state and Federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies including the EEOC, FCHR and NLRB.