Date: October 29, 2020
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Zoom

While employers and HR Professionals are often intimately involved in employment law matters related to their workforce, the same is not always the case when dealing with workers’ compensation issues. With many workers’ compensation claims being processed, litigated, and paid for by insurance carriers, employers often feel disconnected from the process, and as a result, unable to adequately protect its own interests. This program will provide employers with a better understanding of workers’ compensation law, as well as tips on how to stay involved and protect your own interests throughout the process.



  •  Understanding the Basics of Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Understanding How Employers Can Help Minimize Exposure
  • Balancing Minimizing Workers’ Compensation Exposure and Employer’s Interests
  • Understanding How to Deal With Problems Employees With Active Workers’ Compensation Claims
  • Impact of Covid-19 on Workers’ Compensation


Presented by Robert D. Zaruta, Esq. Robert Zaruta is an attorney with Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett in Erie, PA. His practice focuses on a variety of labor & employment matters, including litigation. He works with both private and public employers, counseling clients on hiring and firing issues, collective bargaining, and compliance with workplace laws. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University College of Law and Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh.