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.
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).
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.
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 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).
Published: March 4, 2020
This article offers a calm approach to a prepared response for employers. Communication and alleviating stress and anxiety are emphasized.