The following is an excerpt from a recent BNA article of note to signatory contractors on avoiding COVID-19 litigation in return to the workplace:

With employers moving to get employees back into the workplace, the aim of avoiding Covid-19 infection is turning into avoiding litigation from return-to-work conflicts… Litigation associated with the return to work is growing nationwide, raising a wide variety of allegations. Employers should continue to track these developments in an effort to avoid litigation while retaining talented employees in an environment where distancing has resulted in a significant number of people quitting or changing organizations.

The article covers:

  • Clearly communicating remote work and leave issues
  • Avoiding retaliation claims
  • Disability discrimination allegations
  • Wage and hour lawsuits

Click here to read the full article from BNA.

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