“Furloughs, Layoffs and RIFs —
Best Practices in Policy Development in the Wake of COVID-19”

Wednesday, May 6 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought great uncertainty regarding future enrollment, conversion to distance learning, charitable giving, and students returning to campus for the summer or fall semesters. Conservation of financial resources is paramount, especially with regard to one of higher ed’s largest budget items: its employees. As institutional budgets are reevaluated, HR professionals must be prepared to act swiftly, and having best-practice policies to turn to will be critical as tough decisions are being made about furloughs, layoffs and reductions in force.

In this webinar, CUPA-HR’s general counsel, Ira Shepard, and Carolyn Pellegrini, both from Saul Ewing Arnstein and Lehr, will discuss options and development of best-practice policies that should be in every HR professional’s toolkit as institutions tackle workforce planning in the wake of COVID-19.


  • Ira Shepard, Esq.
    Of Counsel

    Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

  • Carolyn Pellegrini, Esq.

    Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

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