One of the most fundamental challenges of returning employees to the workplace relates to workplace privacy and data security, namely, developing lawful processes to screen employees for possible COVID-19 infection before they re-enter.
As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States, employers that currently have employees reporting into their facility each day are being forced to consider stringent measures to protect the health and safety of their workforce.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources issued guidance that specifically allows employers to take an employee’s body temperature provided they secure the individual’s express consent.
Like many countries, India is grappling with the COVID-19 virus outbreak. The following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are designed to address some of the more common and basic questions that employers with operations in India currently face.