Seminar Will Explore Legal Aspects Of Pandemic, Disaster Planning

Sunday, July 1, 2007 - 01:00

The Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) has scheduled a CLE seminar titled Pandemic and Disaster Planning.

The program will take place on Thursday, July 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the PBI Conference Center, 5080 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, PA.

Discussion topics will include: The Medical Side - The Who, What, Where, When and How of an Avian Flu Pandemic; The Legal Side - Public Health Emergencies vs. Public Disaster; Employer Rights/Employee Rights/ Employment Issues; Forcing Employees to Stay at Home When the Environment is Unsafe or Employees Are Potentially Ill; Travel Restrictions, and Restrictions on Activities Outside of Work.

Among the speakers are Paul Z. Kazaras, assistant executive director, Philadelphia Bar Association; Steve Alles, MD, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and Shannon Fitzgerald, Philadelphia emergency preparedness coordinator.

For information on available CLE credits and program fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metro- corpcounsel.com.

For reservations, call (800) 247-4724 or visit www.pbi.org.