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  • The General Duty Clause and COVID-19

    By: Carl Habekost, Esq.
    chabekost@nullbugbeelawyers.com
     
    The Occupational Safety and Health Act requires all employers to “…furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees…”  (Section 5(A)(1)).

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  • Unpreventable Employee Misconduct and COVID-19

    By: Carl Habekost, Esq.
    chabekost@nullbugbeelawyers.com
    As we gradually return to work during the COVID-19 crisis, employers are reviewing, revising and creating employment policies.  This is a good time, therefore, to review an affirmative defense available to employers that is based partly upon written safety policies.

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  • The Path Forward: Safety & Legal Considerations to Prepare Your Workplace for Return Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

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  • EEOC

    Last Updated: 6.19.2020 @ 1:00 pm
    DISCLAIMER: The following information is a guide, not intended to be used as legal advice, and no attorney client relationship is established by any communication through this website.  Because every situation and every workplace is different we ask that you contact us with specific questions. 
    EEOC Pandemic Guide in effect
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) created a pandemic guidance.

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  • Family and Medical Leave Act & Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act

    Last Updated: 4.24.2020 @ 11:10 am
    DISCLAIMER: The following information is a guide, not intended to be used as legal advice, and no attorney client relationship is established by any communication through this website.  Because every situation and every workplace is different we ask that you contact us with specific questions. 

    Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)
    Employees who are sick with COVID-19 may qualify for job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

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