Recently there has been a noticeable increase in complaints filed by employees with the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (“OSHA”) concerning COVID-19 infection control procedures. Employees have complained about a lack of enforcement or implementation of COVID-19 safety measures such as mask wearing, temperature checks, and proper social distancing. Although OSHA has not implemented a . . .
As some businesses slowly begin to restart operations with skeleton crews, they must observe the CDC safe conduct rules, with employees wearing masks and gloves, and common areas, such as lunchrooms, shut off. Yet what if, despite these precautions, a returning employee tests positive for the virus? What if the infection spreads, causing grave illness? . . .
Below we summarize several legal developments that affect many of our clients. Please review them and contact any of the MMB attorneys with whom you have worked if you have questions and wish to discuss issues in greater detail. Be sure to return frequently to the News & Resources page of our website for further . . .