This week, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision affirming that the severe or pervasive standard remains the test for assessing claims of sexual harassment under the Minnesota Human Rights Act.
Government officials across the country are easing up, or preparing to ease up, on stringent business closures. The chart below provides links to reopening plans and orders that have been issued thus far, at the statewide level.
Employee health screening steps, including temperature checks, are becoming more common as states begin to reopen their economies. This post covers measures that require employers to take employees’ temperatures and/or conduct other screening procedures.
The results reveal employers navigating a range of issues – from dealing with operational considerations to keeping employees safe to making tough decisions related to compensation and providing leave to those unable to work.