PER Human Resources – August 2020

 
 

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Requiring Employees to Quarantine After Personal Travel

Felicity, an employee, went on a pre-planned vacation midst the pandemic. Brooke, the manager, wants Felicity to quarantine away from their place of business for 14 days when she returns.*
  • Can Brooke make that requirement?
  • How does Felicity manage the financial effects of being away from work for vacation AND quarantine?
Read on to learn our HR Professionals advice. (*These incidents are based on real cases. Names and other details have been changed.)
Can an employer require employees get tested for COVID-19? It depends. Learn More  
FEDERAL UPDATES Department of Labor has Issued New FMLA Forms Generalized Fear of COVID-19 Does Not Justify Work Refusals STATE UPDATES Colorado: ACTION REQUIRED: Colorado Mandates Paid Sick Leave Florida: Florida Requires E-Verify for Some Private Employers New York: ACTION REMINDER: New York Paid Sick Leave South Carolina: South Carolina Enacts Lactation Support Act Virginia: Virginia Requires Employer Action to Control Spread of COVID-19
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