As the number of confirmed 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continues to rise across the country and around the world, employers are looking for guidance regarding how they should react to the potential for spread of the virus. Several government agencies have responded to this demand. Bass, Berry & Sims’ labor & employment attorneys have compiled the latest guidance in an effort to address many of the common questions employers currently face.

Follow the link below to review a summary of:

  • The CDC’s Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers
  • The CDC’s Risk Assessment guidelines
  • The EEOC’s guidance on “pandemic preparedness” and compliance with the ADA
  • OSHA’s information on employers’ obligations with respect to COVID-19

We are closely monitoring the government’s response to this developing situation and will update our website with further guidance as it unfolds.