With confirmed cases of the Zika virus now in the US, employers should consider how it affects their workplaces. XpertHR rounds up resources to help an employer protect its employees and understand its legal obligations.
The use of e-cigarettes is growing in popularity, but the lack of health research on the devices leave an employer having to decide whether to allow their use in the workplace. Whatever the employer decides, it should create a policy saying how, when and where (or if) e-cigarettes are allowed in the workplace.
Employee wellness programs are typically used to prevent illness by motivating employees to adopt and maintain healthful behaviors. An employer creating or managing an employee wellness program has many legal and internal considerations to take into account such as what the program will include and how laws such as the ADA and ACA will affect the program.
A flu outbreak has the potential to wipe out large portions of the workforce for multiple days. XpertHR has many valuable resources on this topic to help employers stop the spread of germs in the workplace.
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