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Christine Gantt-Sorenson

COVID-19 - What's New From CDC, DOL, EEOC and SCDEW

May 22, 2020

Pertinent COVID-19 updates were recently issued by the CDC, DOL, OSHA, EEOC and IRS.

Webinar: Creating a Successful Return to Work Strategy

May 11, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Employment Law team will host “Creating a Successful Return to Work Strategy” on May 13, from 12-1 PM via webinar.
 

What Employers Need to Know about OSHA’s Reporting Requirements and Enforcement Guidance for COVID-19 Inspections

April 27, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued Enforcement Guidance outlining Employer’s reporting responsibilities related to COVID-19.
 

What Employers Should Do to Prepare their Workplaces per OSHA’s COVID-19 Compliance

April 24, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued numerous directives in March and April 2020 related to COVID-19.
 

DOL Final Rule: Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

April 03, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Final Rule regarding the paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) effective April 6, 2020, through December 31, 2020, although operational April 1, 2020.

IRS Launches Employee Retention Credit

April 01, 2020

On March 31, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) launched the Employee Retention Credit for employers who have been impacted by COVID-19. Below are details about the credit:

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): Posters, Fact Sheets, Q&A for Employers

March 27, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued two Model Notice Posters and additional FFCRA enforcement guidance on March 25, 2020.

EEOC Updates 2009 Pandemic Guidance with Specific Guidance to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued an update to its 2009 pandemic guidance, “Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the ADA,” originally detailed in our blog issued the day COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.

COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know About Permissible Medical Inquiries and OSHA Requirements

March 11, 2020

Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced March 11, 2020, that the WHO has officially declared COVID-19 (Coronavirus) a pandemic. 

What Employers Need to Know About COVID-19

March 05, 2020

The Coronavirus has progressed to the point that Employers should communicate about it with their employees and also prepare for an infection in their area. Employers are encouraged to communicate with their employees about the Coronavirus calmly, simply and in a way that conveys assurances and diffuses overreactions.
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