Human resources professionals are focused today on dealing with myriad workplace issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic – new leave of absence laws, increased safety concerns, new privacy issues, and so on.
On May 22, 2020, the SBA and Department of the Treasury issued two Interim Final Rules implementing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
On May 21, 2020, Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued Guidance to Employers and Places of Public Accommodation Regarding Equal Opportunity Employment and Reasonable Accommodations Due to the Presence of COVID-19.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced on May 27, 2020 that the Northern Virginia Region, the City of Richmond, and Accomack County will move into Phase One of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan on May 29, 2020.
Minnesota is moving forward with its phased approach to reopen businesses, but employers should be aware of both state and local requirements as they prepare to bring employees back to work and open their doors to customers and clients.
As the Covid-19 pandemic stretches on, employers continue to face significant challenges to their business and their workforce. Many are now turning their minds to how they can get their workforce back into the workplace.