305 - New Employment Rules and Laws Learned and Applied by Park Districts in a Post-Pandemic World
Britt Isaly, Attorney, Ancel Glink
While living through the COVID-19 disaster declaration in Illinois, park district executive directors have implemented difficult employment decisions regarding staffing, COVID testing, quarantining, and vaccine mandates. Even park district patrons have shouldered less-than-perfect COVID-related services and rules to avoid infection. Now, in 2022, we are fortunately closer to normal, but let’s learn what has worked for park districts and their boards during the 2020-2021 pandemic and what practices failed.
- Learn how to continue to make proper employment decisions for staff, including whether to mandate virus testing and vaccinations and policies for patrons as your district moves beyond the COVID pandemic.
- Learn how to avoid public liability against your park district while servicing the public post-COVID-19.