We do not need to tell employers about the lurking spread of the coronavirus. News reports have provided ample input into its spread and the international concerns it has generated.
First, the Centers for Disease Control and the Occupational Safety and Health Administrations have issued guidance. The links to the CDC and OSHA advisories can be found here and here.
Here is what the CDC indicates employers need to do:
Of course, employers are encouraged to confer with counsel when considering the steps outlined above.
NOTE: Because of the ever-changing COVID-19 legal environment, employers should consult with counsel for the latest developments and updated guidance on these topics.
Visit our COVID-19 Resource Center often for up-to-date information to help you stay informed of the legal issues related to COVID-19.
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