COVID-19 Resource Center: Human Resources

COVID-19 Resource Center
Updated: October 21, 2020

Human Resources

Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19

Updated: April 23, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released guidance for making decisions about return to work for healthcare personnel who have confirmed or suspected COVID-19.

Information from the US Department of Labor

The Wage and Hour Division provides information on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19, and its effects on wages and hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

Client Alert: COVID-19 Labor & Employment FAQs - You've Asked, We've Answered

Published: March 26, 2020

Due to the current state of affairs surrounding COVID-19, employers are facing challenges not typically encountered in their day-to-day roles. This is a compilation of FAQs regarding this particularly difficult, ever-changing situation.

Fisher Phillips: Comprehensive And Updated FAQs For Employers On The COVID-19 Coronavirus

Updated: March 26, 2020

Fisher Phillips assembled a cross-disciplinary taskforce of attorneys across the country to address the many employment-related issues facing employers in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus—especially since the World Health Organization declared the outbreak to be a pandemic. The COVID-19 Taskforce created an FAQ document, which has been continually updated since it was first published on March 3 and will continue to be updated as events warrant.

Sections of the document are dedicated to workplace safety and healthcare/HIPAA issues.

Waller Law Resource Guide

Waller Law provides HR information regarding COVID-19, including what to do if an employee tests positive, guidance on how to avoid violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a healthcare employers FAQ, wage and payroll practices and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

Harvard Business Review: What Are Companies’ Legal Obligations Around Coronavirus?

Published: March 4, 2020

This article offers a calm approach to a prepared response for employers. Communication and alleviating stress and anxiety are emphasized.