The coronavirus poses particular concerns for employers for several reasons, beyond the obvious need to protect employees who may be at risk and the need to address employee concerns: the virus might be transmittable in the workplace, and is serious; medical experts are still searching for a test to detect its presence; the incubation period after exposure but before symptoms appear is believed to be a minimum of several days; and early symptoms can mimic less severe respiratory problems, such as the flu.

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Coronavirus News & Analysis

Coronavirus: Employer Action Items
Littler Insight | January 29, 2020

Coronavirus: Employer Action Items; 新型冠状病毒:雇主行动指南
Littler Insight | February 18, 2020

The Coronavirus: Specific Issues for the Chinese Workforce
Littler ASAP, January 31, 2020

What UK Employers Should Know About the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
Littler ASAP, January 31, 2020

Coronavirus: What are an Employer’s Obligations in Various Asian Countries?
Littler Insight, February 11, 2020

HR Works: Coronavirus Compliance and Safety Concerns in the Workplace
HR Daily Advisor Podcast, February 6, 2020

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The Coronavirus: What Should Employers Be Doing Now
Toronto, ON, February 6, 2020

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