The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has confirmed that the 2020 requirement of 80-hour COVID-related leave continues into 2021 for covered employers.
President Trump signed the COVID-19 relief bill, which includes $900 billion earmarked for COVID-19 aid. In addition to extending the availability of tax credits for employers that continue to provide leave under the terms established by the FFCRA, the bill contains a number of other takeaways for employers.
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).
An emergency regulation from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) requires most employers to comply with several new workplace safety requirements.
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.
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