Advantage CPD: Coping with Change – Constructive Dismissal Considerations in the Time of COVID-19

Event Details

November 5, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ET
Zoom Webinar

Please note registration for this event has closed.



COVID-19 has impacted many aspects of our lives, including employment. In this ever-changing world, employers must respond to the terms and conditions of their employees’ employment. The extent and consequences of change requires strategies which are critical to this assessment. This program aims to provide employers with tools to mitigate risk of a constructive dismissal claim.


In this Advantage CPD webinar, we will discuss the effects of COVID-19 on constructive dismissals including:

  • General principles of constructive dismissals
  • Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL)
  • The impact of COVID-19 on notice periods
  • Virtual settlements

Learning Objectives

This webinar will be of interest to human resource professionals and general counsel who are dealing with constructive dismissal claims during the COVID-19 pandemic. You will learn the fundamentals of constructive dismissals, including the particular constructive dismissal risks currently arising for employers, and how courts are approaching damages for constructive dismissals.

This webinar will include an interactive Q&A feature. A panel discussion will be built into the last 10 minutes of the session to address audience questions that were submitted.