July 13, 2020

Volume X, Number 195

July 13, 2020

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Board Oversight of Workforce Stability Matters During the COVID-19 Pandemic [Podcast]

Workforce management and employment stability are important operational issues for healthcare organizations, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. These operational issues fall under the board of directors' oversight responsibilities, which are heightened in times of crisis.

The role of the board of directors remains a key aspect of corporate goverance in times of crisis. As healthcare boards navigate the unprecedented challenges presented by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, communication and oversight are more important than ever.

On this episode of the Governing Health podcast, Michael Peregrine is joined by John Challenger, CEO of executive outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas, to discuss recent announcements from the Department of Labor (DOL) and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on unemployment rates and the economic outlook for the United States as of May 2020.

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Michael Peregrine Corporate Governance Lawyer McDermott

Michael W. Peregrine is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago office.  He represents corporations (and their officers and directors) in connection with governance, corporate structure, fiduciary duties, officer-director liability issues and charitable trust law.  Michael is recognized as one of the leading national practitioners in corporate governance law.

Michael is outside governance counsel to many prominent corporations, including hospitals and health systems, voluntary health...