Amid record-breaking numbers of new coronavirus cases across the US, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued new guidance on ventilation in the workplace.
Michigan has enacted a package of laws that provide COVID-19-related liability protection to employers and retaliation protection to employees who take required leave.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has issued a new executive order mandating that all employers comply with health and safety standards, and imposing steep penalties for violations.
Employers should revise policies and procedures to account for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new definition of "close contact."
OSHA has published additional FAQs regarding requirements for employers to report employees' in-patient hospitalizations or fatalities resulting from work-related cases of COVID-19.
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).
With back-to-school season approaching, or already here depending on one's location, the Department of Labor has published guidance relating to the reopening of schools and what qualifies for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
New guidance from the US Department of Labor reaffirms that an employer may avoid liability under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by establishing procedures for employees to report unscheduled time and then compensating them for any time they report, regardless of whether or not it requested the work.
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