States and municipalities have enacted different emergency orders throughout the U.S. relative to their level of COVID-19 positive cases. This link provides information on these emergency orders.
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.
Summer brings a new set of challenges to employers administering their obligations to provide emergency paid leave to their employees who are parents of school-age children.
Employers have struggled to understand their obligations to provide emergency paid leave and claim tax credits in situations where they employ temporary agency workers. This article gives clarifying guidance.
Employers are understandably concerned about employees who may be at high risk for complications arising from COVID-19. Navigating the fine line between appropriate inquiries and those that present legal risk to the employer is complicated.
As more employees return to their workplace and COVID-19 testing becomes more prevalent, the likelihood of employers being faced with tracing the contacts of a COVID-19 positive employee increases. This article provides guidance in developing contact tracing protocol.