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Covid-19 and Employee Privacy

Posted In Corporate and Business, Current Events, Data Privacy


The Covid -19 pandemic has brought into focus issues relating to workplace health and safety and their interplay with employee privacy. An employer is required to maintain a safe workplace pursuant to the Occupational Safety and Health Act (“OSH Act”).

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How the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Could Impact Employers

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On March 13, 2020, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, acting on behalf of the White House, reached a deal for a coronavirus economic relief deal, and the House passed it that evening. H.R. 6201, named the "Families First Coronavirus Response Act" could affect employers with less than 500 employees in a number of ways, including requiring paid FMLA and sick leave. (Employers with 500 or more employees will not be affected.)

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Coronavirus Precautions

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The new coronavirus is a hot topic right now, and I’ve heard some concerns from school and childcare centers about the best way to handle it. There currently are few reported cases in the U.S., but the virus does spread quickly.

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