Best Practices for Returning to Work Legally and Effectively After COVID-19
1 hour 30 minutes
Be prepared to address safety and health as well as employment issues concerning a post-pandemic workplace.
Employers need to be ready to address safety and health as well as employment issues concerning a post-pandemic workplace, including understanding and addressing a number of federal and state requirements to reopen and resume operations. Employers’ business guidance and legal requirements are changing rapidly. This topic will discuss what changes need to be implemented and employers must be ready for these in the coming weeks.
• You will be able to define protocols for starting and continuing operation (including medical screening, cleaning, sanitation, and privacy issues).
• You will be able to discuss navigating the end of shelter-in-place orders.
• You will be able to identify potential legal exposures (including lawsuits, OSHA inspections, whistle-blower claims, and EEOC complaints).
• You will be able to recognize workplace changes that occurred during the pandemic.