Compliance Communications Blog

COVID and Equal Employment Opportunity Laws


6/29/20: Few issues are more top-of-mind for corporate leaders than their responsibilities and liabilities concerning their former, current and future employees.  Enter the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which has issued an important document entitled, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and other EEO Laws.” 

The paper addresses topics that companies undoubtedly will face as they struggle to manage their corporate responsibilities for the health of their employees and company.  Among such practical questions and answers: can companies require employees to stay home if they how COVID-19 symptoms, may an employer screen employment candidates for COVID-19, do the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act apply to workers classified as
“critical infrastructure workers” or “essential critical workers?” 

Click Here To Read the Full Article


COVID and Equal Employment Opportunity Laws

Subscribe To The Communicate Compliance Blog

Essential Tips And Insights For Compliance Professionals