DFDL Hosts Live Panel Discussion on Recent Global Developments & Employment Challenges in the Hospitality Industry
On 1 October 2020, DFDL hosted a live panel discussion on recent developments and employment challenges in the hospitality industry with insights from around the globe.
For this special occasion, DFDL invited a special guest from the hospitality industry, Aline Boulom (Accor Director of Mobility & Recruitment), to join our labor and employment advisers from the US, Devjani H. Mishra (Littler Shareholder), Europe, Dragana Bajić (Kinstellar Head of Regional Employment Practice) and Southeast Asia, Marion Carles Salmon (DFDL Head of Regional Employment and Labor Practice) and Paul Volodarsky (DFDL Deputy Head of the Regional Real Estate Practice).
Moderated by Paul, our panelists shared their insights on how businesses are handling their legal and human resources COVID-19 challenges. Our experts discussed latest hospitality and tourism updates in their respective jurisdictions and areas post COVID-19, successful human resource optimization strategies, salary, benefits and relocation management along with workplace safety measures and obligations.
The panel discussion ended with our experts offering their forecast on the future prospects of the hospitality sector and its recovery. The audience gained valuable knowledge and tips on what actions human resources managers should take during and post COVID-19 to stay as adaptive and resilient as possible.
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1 October 2020:
6 pm (GMT+7) – Bangkok
1 pm (GMT+2) – Belgrade
7 am (GMT-4) – NYC
Against a backdrop of heightened uncertainty, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge employers in major economic sectors, moreso in the hospitality industry. Employers continue to make hard workforce restructuring decisions under unprecedented circumstances.
In this panel discussion, we have invited a special guest from the hospitality industry to join our labor and employment advisers from the US, Europe and Southeast Asia to share their insights on how businesses are handling their legal and human resources challenges.
The panel will share restructuring options with a view on people as the most important asset of a business entity and explore ways on how to best protect and invest in them.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear from our experts!
- Opening Remarks & Introduction – Paul Volodarsky (DFDL Deputy Head of the Regional Real Estate Practice)
- Panel Discussion on Challenges Faced During COVID-19 from a Human Resources Perspective and from a Market & Business Perspective – Marion Carles Salmon (DFDL Head of Regional Employment and Labor Practice), Dragana Bajić (Kinstellar Head of Regional Employment Practice), Devjani H. Mishra (Littler Shareholder) & Aline Boulom (Accor Director of Mobility & Recruitment) moderated by Paul Volodarsky
- Q&A – Marion Carles Salmon, Dragana Bajić, Devjani H. Mishra and Aline Boulom, moderated by Paul Volodarsky
- Closing Remarks & Conclusion – Paul Volodarsky
Panelists & Moderator
Marion Carles Salmon
Head of Regional Employment and Labor Practice, DFDL
Head of Regional Employment Practice, Kinstellar
Devjani H. Mishra
Deputy Head of the Regional Real Estate Practice, DFDL