Administering a federally authorized coronavirus vaccine is not a "medical examination" for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), according to new guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Testing employees for the presence of the COVID-19 virus before allowing them to enter the workplace generally will meet the "business necessity" standard of the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to updated guidance from the EEOC.
The DOL has issued revised rules on leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act FFCRA in response to a federal district court ruling that struck down some of the previous rules' provisions.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have provided grocery stores, restaurants and other customer-facing businesses advice about how to prevent violence toward workers who may be enforcing policies and practices meant to help minimize the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
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