Seyfarth Synopsis: Federal OSHA is warning Arizona, South Carolina, and Utah that they risk a federal takeover of their worker safety programs unless they adopt a federal emergency temporary standard (ETS) protecting health-care workers from COVID -19.
Seyfarth Synopsis: A new report from the National Safety Council (NSC), State of the Response: Employer Actions to Address the Pandemic, provides an overview of how employers have been responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The NSC survey sought to understand which COVID-19-related safety practices were…
Seyfarth Synopsis: CDC and OSHA issues specific guidance related to COVID-19 policies, administrative controls, engineering controls, personal protective equipment, and face masks for the nursing home industry.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing homes and care facilities have instituted significant precautions and protocols to address employee and resident…
Continue Reading CDC and OSHA Issue COVID-19 Guidance for the Nursing Home Industry
Seyfarth Synopsis: Governors are already discussing lifting stay-at-home restrictions. However, certain changes to the workplace that were implemented during the shelter-in-place period may persist. As Steven Hawking said, intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. No one knows this better than businesses whose success often relies on quickly adapting to change.
Continue Reading Three Ways COVID-19 Is Changing How We Will Work In The Future
Seyfarth Synopsis: The New York Court of Appeals’ ruling on questions regarding the use of criminal convictions in hiring will impact employers and may impact the background screening industry, the temporary staffing industry, and other businesses requiring its affiliates or contractors to adhere to certain criminal history guidelines.