As we progress into the next phase of the pandemic, employers in the UK are considering how to safely reintegrate staff into the workplace whilst also managing the risks of processing health data and setting out the expectations for employees.
In this GQ|Littler article, we highlight some of the issues and risks employers face when dealing with different types of employees as businesses reopen, including those who refuse to return to the workplace.
On August 7, 2020, the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) formally issued its guidance on the Temporary Right to Reemployment Following Layoff Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Ordinance.
In addition to other measures New Mexico is taking to try to control the coronavirus pandemic, the Occupational Health and Safety Bureau of the NM Environment Department implemented an emergency amendment to its injury and illness reporting regulation.
Although Michigan Governor Whitmer previously issued Executive Order 2020-153 requiring individuals to wear a face covering in all public indoor spaces and some outdoor spaces, it specifically carved out an exception for childcare centers and camps.
On August 3, 2020, the DOL provided guidance on FFCRA compliance for employers with federal government service contracts covered by the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act and federal construction contracts covered by the Davis-Bacon Act.