Workplaces that satisfy requirements established by the Department of Labor as “seasonal” may enjoy certain exemptions from wage and hour rules. This article outlines how pandemic closures may have impacted compliance with those rules.
How an employer responds to COVID-19 related employment matters could be challenged by a lawsuit. This article outlines some areas of employment practice where employers should pay close attention.
The re-opening of schools either virtually, in-person or a hybrid of the two may present challenges for some employees in balancing work, child care and in supporting their child’s instruction. This article provides some tips that employers might consider to assist employees.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines are often misunderstood regarding COVID-19 testing, timing of returning to work, appropriately notifying co-workers of potential exposure and balancing the wearing of face coverings with the 6-15-48 rule. This article covers these topics.
Employers with operations in Dane County, Wisconsin may wish to review the new Dane County Public Health Order. Along with outlining new requirements that all private and public schools hold instruction virtually for grades 3 through 12, it states that face shields are not considered “face..
If your employee tests positive for COVID-19, you may have an obligation to conduct contact tracing to determine if other employees and customers may have been exposed. The pros and cons of using contact tracing applications is discussed in this article.
2020 has shaped up to be a year that defies description for employers. We can all agree that the times we are living in and the challenges employers and employees face are unprecedented.