On May 28, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated the vaccination section (section K) of its “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws.” The update clarifies a number of vaccination issues with which employers have grappled without any
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As the June 15th reopening date approaches, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a statement describing significantly reduced COVID-19 restrictions. The CDPH statement confirms all sectors listed in the current California Blueprint for a Safer Economy may return to usual operations based on several general public health recommendations.
Employers in Delaware can operate at 100% capacity but are strongly encouraged to maintain at least three feet of social distancing between people. Businesses, however, may choose to impose mask requirements for customers and employees. Barring any such requirements, people who are are fully vaccinated are permitted to no longer
Just as you may have been preparing to settle into a relaxing Memorial Day Weekend, the EEOC issued additional informal guidance today concerning COVID-19 vaccination issues. Although there are still many holes to be filled, and employers continue to be left with incomplete guidance, here are some initial highlights and
Governor Phil Murphy announced that employers in New Jersey can soon allow employees to go without masks if they can prove they have been vaccinated. The new executive order, intended particularly for offices, will also lift the social distancing requirement for employees who can show their vaccination status. The order
In the wake of recent workplace shootings, employers may be wondering if there are any specific regulations to protect employees from such events. Labor Code § 6302(h) as part of the California Occupational Safety and Health Act, excludes “any injury or illness or death caused by the commission of a