Returning to work in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis presents employers with unprecedented workplace and employee relations challenges. As the Southern states move ahead with phased plans to reopen, it is important to have the right strategy in place for employee safety, absence management and risk mitigation.
Join our HUB Risk Services team who will review the following return work considerations and challenges:
- Health and Safety of Employees (5:45) – Recently the EEOC has issued expanded guidance regarding an employer’s ability to pre-screen employees and candidates for COVID-19 – we will review the new rules along with other employee relations concerns including harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
- Leave and Absence Management (42:37) – As employees return to work, employers will be faced with new attendance and absenteeism challenges including COVID-19 related illnesses, special leave rights under the FFCRA, and potential accommodations under the ADA for COVID related medical conditions.
- Health and Safety in the Workplace (1:05:00) – We will provide employers with best practices to manage the safety of the employees in the workplace addressing items such as social distancing, alternative scheduling, disinfecting and cleaning, contractor management and physical workspace considerations.