Posts Tagged ‘employees infected with covid-19’

The New OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS: On Hold Now but Maybe Coming Soon

Sunday, November 21st, 2021

Under the federal government’s COVID-19 Action Plan, three  separate, new vaccine mandates will affect local government employers. Of the three, one from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will have the greatest impact—if the courts let it stand. The new OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) will require employers to put […]

COVID-19 and the Workplace Part 2: Infection, Exposure and Return to Work

Tuesday, August 17th, 2021

COVID-19 never really went away but now, with the emergence of the highly contagious Delta variant, local governments have an increasing problem. They are finding that employees are unable to work because they are infected with Delta or have been exposed to it. Over the course of the pandemic, official recommendations for dealing with these […]