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The Impact of COVID-19 on Bidding, Contracts, Safety and the Workplace, St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers (SLCCC) webinar

Speaking Engagements

Husch Blackwell attorneys Ken Slavens, James Mathis, Brad Hiles and Melissa Smith-Groff will present at the St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers (SLCCC) webinar, "The Impact of COVID-19 on Bidding, Contracts, Safety and the Workplace," on May 14, 2020. This webinar is the panel's anticipated look at COVID-19 after the peak issues. 

Ken Slavens:
Bidding will likely be filled with a significant amount of unknown which means contract language and agreements are even more important in a post peak environment in anticipation of a  reemergence of COVID-19.

James Mathis and Ken Slavens:
Force Majeure Impact – The impact of COVID-19 on construction and commercial contracts will be significant if force majeure is claimed or activated. This will impact the team, suppliers, and vendors.

Brad Hiles:
OSHA Guidance – We all look to OSHA for guidance on workplace safety. So what are  recommendation for the construction industry? Learn more here on OSHA Guidelines.

Melissa Smith-Groff:
Work Environment Changes for Safety – Changes to commercial real estate or corporate offices have already been implemented, but what further changes will be needed? Melissa Smith-Groff will discuss re-thinking build outs, floor plans, etc.

For more information about this webinar, visit the SLCCC website.


James W. Mathis


Brad Hiles

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