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Sep 23, 2020

Independent contractors offer an employer flexibility to meet staffing demands and expertise in areas outside of the employer's business. Like the employers that hire them, independent contractors run their own businesses, set their own schedules, balance conflicting demands and generally work in their own...


Sep 9, 2020

Normally, I-9 documentation must be examined in person, and the law is very strict about this. Even remote workers must have their documents examined directly by a company official, a notary or some other trustworthy person.

However, in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has...


Aug 12, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated its guidance for when it is safe for workers diagnosed with COVID-19 to return to work. Under the updated guidance, the CDC no longer recommends a test-based strategy to determine when an individual may end their at-home isolation, except in...


Aug 4, 2020

According to the EEOC, it is unclear whether COVID-19 is or could be a disability under the ADA. The CDC has identified a number of medical conditions that may put an individual at a higher risk of a serious illness if they contract COVID-19, (e.g., chronic lung disease, serious heart conditions, diabetes, liver...


Jul 29, 2020

As employers everywhere confront the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, they are finding it a constant challenge to protect the health and safety of their workforce; protect the privacy of employee medical information and comply with federal antidiscrimination laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (Title...