Category: Labor and Employment Law
OSHA Updates Its Covid-19 Workplace Guidelines For Non-Healthcare Employers In View Of The CDC’ S Interim Recommendations For Fully Vaccinated Persons
The development of effective vaccinations for Covid-19 has created a new challenge for employers.
How Does The CDC’s New Guidance Eliminating Mask Wearing and Social Distancing For Most Fully Vaccinated Persons Affect The Need For Employers To Require Employees To Wear Masks And Socially Distance In The Workplace?
The Covid-19 pandemic has evolved to the point where effective vaccinations have lessened the need for universal mask wearing. Most view this development as reason for optimism that the pandemic will end or, at least, continue only at a manageable level with marginal impact on workplaces. The CDC’s new guidance exempting fully vaccinated persons from wearing masks either indoors or outdoors in most circumstances offers employers the opportunity to adjust their workplace Covid-19 related policies.
Employers May Claim Tax Credits To Fund PTO Granted To Employees To Get Vaccinated & Those That Only Encourage Vaccinations Need Not Report Vaccination Related Illnesses On An OSHA Form 300
OSHA Announces New Workplace Covid-19 Enforcement Actions
HOW DOES THE LAW REGULATE MASS LAYOFFS AND PLANT CLOSINGS?
HOW DOES THE COLLISION OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC WITH WORKPLACES POSE SAFETY ISSUES FOR EMPLOYERS?
COVID-19 DISRUPTS WORKPLACES AND CONFRONTS EMPLOYERS WITH COMPLICATED LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW ISSUES
The COVID-19 Pandemic has forced employers to face public health, customer service, workforce, travel, and business disruptions in constantly evolving circumstances. Many of the decisions that employers must make on-the-fly create unintended consequences with serious labor and employment law liability issues. This blog will address employment discrimination and leave law-related issues raised by the Covid-19 pandemic.