Coronavirus in the Workplace

Coronavirus in the Workplace

Addressing COVID-19 Workplace Issues: Responding to Employers’ Most Common Questions
March 16, 2020
Either your business has already been directly or indirectly affected or it inevitably will be affected by COVID-19. What can you do as an employer?
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House Passes Bill Providing Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA Benefits
March 14, 2020
In the early hours of March 14, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which, among other things, provides employees affected by coronavirus with paid sick leave and paid FMLA benefits.
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Minnesota: How to Handle Wage and Time Off Issues with Coronavirus – COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases
March 13, 2020
Below is my take on the situation, and an overview of considerations for employers.
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Canada: Pandemic Planning - Is your Workplace Ready?
March 12, 2020
For the first time since the 2009 H1N1 swine flu, the World Health Organization (“WHO”) has declared a pandemic.
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OSHA Issues Updated Guidance on Preventing Workplace Exposure to Coronavirus
March 11, 2020
OSHA has released “Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19,” a 32-page booklet describing “lower exposure,” “medium exposure,” and “high or very high exposure” risk occupations and what precautions employers can take with respect to protect employees at each level.
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Coronavirus – Key Considerations for European Employers
March 6, 2020
In this briefing, we consider some of the key issues that employers should be considering.
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EEOC Reminds Employers of Pandemic Guidance As Coronavirus Threat Grows
March 5, 2020
The U.S. EEOC released a news alert yesterday addressing the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act on employers’ responses to a potential pandemic involving coronavirus, or COVID-19.
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Coronavirus: How to Properly Pay Employees in the Event of a Pandemic
March 2, 2020
The anticipated spread of coronavirus in the U.S. has many employers revisiting their emergency response plans.
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Coronavirus and Outbreak Preparation
February 21, 2020
With the outbreak dominating the news, people are understandably nervous.  What should employers be doing to make sure they’re prepared for this?
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CDC, OSHA Issue Guidance on Dealing with Coronavirus in the Workplace
February 13, 2020
Both the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have published interim guidance for employers on planning for and protecting their workplaces from exposure to and infection with 2019-nCoV, more commonly referred to as the “2019 novel coronavirus.”
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