Return to the Workplace Employment Policies: Masking, Distancing, and Vaccine Requirements
EEOC and OSHA Guidance, State and Local Regulations
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will focus on the employment issues related to the current reopening of the economy, the increased transmission of the COVID-19 virus via the Delta variant, and return to workplace policies. The panelist will address the legal issues of implementing a vaccine requirement, employee communication strategy, and return to work plan. The webinar will guide counsel on compliance with existing employment restrictions in conjunction with the series of measures created by federal and local officials to address the current pandemic to tailor a specific plan for reopening.
- Office reopening
- Vaccine policies
- Social distancing
- Office setup
- Provision of PPE
- Employee health and wellness
- Medical checks and quarantine
- Childcare concerns
- Positive COVID-19 and new shelter-in-place restrictions
- Employer policies
- OSHA compliance
- EEOC compliance
- FLSA issues
- Performance expectations
- ADA accommodations
The panelist will review these and other issues:
- What should an employer remember when contemplating a vaccine mandate for return to work practices?
- What should an employer remember when preparing a COVID-19 safety protocol for in-person work?
- What can an employer do with an employee uncomfortable or incapable of returning to a reopened business?
- How can employers meet OSHA and EEOC requirements?
- How best can employers communicate with employees during this crisis?
Taylor E. White
Mr. White regularly advises employers on requirements and best practices regarding discrimination, harassment, and... | Read More
Mr. White regularly advises employers on requirements and best practices regarding discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims under state and federal employment laws, and he often counsels clients on a myriad of litigation avoidance strategies. When in court, Mr. White is a zealous advocate on behalf of his clients for claims of breach of contract; employment-related torts; wage and hour violations; trades secrets misappropriation; restrictive covenant breaches; discrimination, harassment and retaliation issues; and other state and federal law issues stemming from workplace disputes. Mr. White further assists employers navigate government audits and investigations, including proceedings brought by the EEOC, OSHA, and their state-level counterparts.Close