Webinar - COVID-19 : Practical and Legal Considerations for Returning to Work

 

May 28, 2020
1:00 PM CDT - 2:00 PM CDT
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John Murray
Director, HSEQ
ISS Facility Services

John Murray is an influential and solution-focused HSEQ Director with over 15 years’ expertise providing EH&S leadership across the manufacturing, bio-technical, and facility services industries. He is adept in proactively implementing measures to establish ongoing compliance following environmental laws and regulations, masterful in identifying potential hazards to protect organizational exposure to risks and demonstrates the keen ability to analyze and evaluate associated outcomes and consequences. John exhibits the capacity to unearth opportunities to streamline processes, enhance activities, and reduce organizational waste.

John graduated from the University of South Carolina and his industry advice is "Always take a moment to think about proceeding. It may save your life"



Malcolm O'Neal

Chief Human Resources Officer
BJ Services

Malcolm O’Neal has served as BJ Service’s Vice President, Human Resources & Administration since 2017.  Mr. O’Neal brings over 20 years of experience as a Human Resource Officer advising executives and boards in complex, global companies.

Prior to joining the company, Mr. O’Neal previously held senior management positions including North American HR Vice President Schindler Elevator Company, Chief Human Resources Officer at Ascend Performance Materials, Vice President of HR Corporate Functions at Tyco International, and human resources leadership roles at Dupont, Wyeth and Milliken.

Mr. O’Neal holds a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry, a Masters in Human Resource Development and a Masters in Business Administration.  


Rufino Gaytan
Employment Law Attorney
Locke Lord, LLP

Rufino Gaytán has extensive experience advising clients on workplace health and safety issues, and he has represented clients before the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Rufino has advised and represented clients during OSHA’s initial onsite inspections, negotiated the reduction or elimination of alleged violations and penalties and defended clients before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.

Rufino is well versed in the numerous issues stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak, such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), stay-at-home and related orders, and all of their effects on employers, employees and independent contractors.

In addition to providing day-to-day counseling on general human resource issues, Rufino also defends employers facing discrimination charges, wage and hour claims and other employment-related litigation before federal and state agencies and courts. To help reduce the threat of employment-related litigation and potential liability, he also assists employers with drafting internal employment policies, provides training related to workplace issues (including unlawful harassment) and assists with investigations of potential or alleged employee misconduct. Rufino also assists employers in drafting and enforcing employment agreements, severance agreements and restrictive covenant agreements.

Moderator


Eric Fuller
Head of Human Resources
Conquest Completion Services, LLC

Eric is the Head of HR for Conquest Completion Services, LLC, a leading provider of large diameter coiled tubing and related completion services controlled by Warburg Pincus. Eric joined Conquest in 2018 with over 10 years Energy and HR experience, where he has led teams in Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, HR Operations and Total Rewards.

Eric received his BBA from Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University and his MS in HR from Mays Business School at Texas A&M.