On March 26, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released additional FAQs that further explain employer and employee rights and responsibilities under the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
Employers of all sizes are facing unforeseen challenges because of the ongoing public health pandemic resulting from the spread of COVID-19. This Insight discusses how the governments in DC, Maryland, and Virginia are responding.
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.
As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases steadily rises throughout Texas while testing resources remain scarce, Central Texas counties issued “shelter-in-place” orders in an effort to #flattenthecurve.
The Government of Canada has announced that, effective at 12:01 a.m. on March 26, all travelers to Canada – including citizens, permanent residents and foreigners – will be subject to a mandatory 14-day isolation period.
On the heels of a limited “shelter in place” order by the Georgia governor, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued a Stay at Home Order requiring all individuals living in the City of Atlanta to stay at home, except for essential purposes.