Return to Work

Epstein Becker Green (EBG) provides legal services as employers plan and prepare for a post-COVID-19 world.

We comprehensively support clients as they address global legal mobility issues, workforce transformations and organizational changes, HR compliance programs, collective bargaining arrangements, class action litigation, compliance with harassment and discrimination laws, as well as equal pay, executive compensation, and corporate governance.

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July 7, 2020 – Article
New Jersey: Rules for Re-Opening Indoor Retail, Recreational, and Entertainment Businesses and Individual Instruction at Gyms
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Jennifer Barna

July 7, 2020 – Article
Connecticut’s Plan to Reopen Businesses – Rules for Phase 2 Businesses
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Peter M. Stein, Deborah Cannavino, Carol J. Faherty

July 7, 2020 – In the News
SHRM

July 6, 2020 – In the News
SHRM

July 1, 2020 – Article
Sweeping Changes for Virginia Employers Take Effect
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Nathaniel M. Glasser, Garen E. Dodge, Maxine Adams, Eric Emanuelson

June 30, 2020
The Latest COVID-19 Reopening Guidance for Illinois and Chicago Employers
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Peter A. Steinmeyer, Kellie Y. Chen

June 30, 2020 – Article

The New York Law Journal
Erika C. Collins, Ryan H. Hutzler

June 30, 2020 – Article
NJ Governor Again Increases Permissible Size of Gatherings and Clarifies the Meaning of “Outdoor Area” for Purposes of Outdoor Dining
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Jennifer Barna

June 26, 2020 – In the News

Law360

June 25, 2020 – Article
Texas Local Governments Impose New Face Covering and Health and Safety Plan Requirements Upon Employers, as COVID-19 Cases Surge
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Greta Ravitsky, Eric Emanuelson

June 24, 2020 – Article
New Jersey Governor Allows Certain In-Person Higher Education to Resume on July 1
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Jennifer Barna

June 23, 2020 – Article

Independent Retailer
Jeffrey H. Ruzal

June 22, 2020 – Article
EEOC Advises Employers: Do Not Require COVID-19 Antibody Testing for Employees Returning to Work
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Lauri F. Rasnick, Elizabeth D. Houghton, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper

June 22, 2020 – Article
NJ Governor Permits Hair Salons and Other Personal Care Services Facilities to Reopen on June 22, 2020, Provided They Comply with Health Safeguarding Requirements
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Jennifer Barna, Maxine Neuhauser

June 2020 – Article

Take Note – Insights for Legal Professionals
David W. Garland, Lori Lorenzo

June 16, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Lauri F. Rasnick

June 16, 2020 – Article
NJ Governor Increases Permissible Size of Gatherings, Lifts Stay at Home Order, and Says Outdoor Swimming Pools and Some Other Outdoor Entertainment Can Re-Open June 22
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Jennifer Barna

June 15, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky

June 15, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Jeffrey H. Ruzal, Susan Gross Sholinsky, Dean L. Silverberg

June 12, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Maxine Neuhauser, Jennifer Barna, Yael Spiewak

June 12, 2020 – Article
Northern Virginia and Richmond Enter Reopening Phase Two Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Nathaniel M. Glasser, Maxine Adams

June 11, 2020 – Article

Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report
Peter A. Steinmeyer, David J. Clark, Brian E. Spang

June 10, 2020 – Article
Are COVID-19 Temperature Screenings Compensable Time for Non-Exempt Employees?
Wage and Hour Defense Blog
Michael S. Kun, Jeffrey H. Ruzal, Carly Baratt

June 9, 2020 – Article

Law360
Michael S. Kun, Jeffrey H. Ruzal, Carly Baratt

June 9, 2020 – Article
New Jersey Governor Sets Dates and Guidelines for Re-Opening of Child Care Centers, Day Camps, Some Organized Sports, Outdoor Dining, and Indoor Non-Essential Retail
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Jennifer Barna

June 8, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper

June 8, 2020 – In the News

HR Dive

June 4, 2020 – Article

Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report
Denise Merna Dadika; Frank C. Morris, Jr.; Lauri F. Rasnick

June 4, 2020 – Article

Law360
Adam S. Forman, Nathaniel M. Glasser, Karen Mandelbaum, Robert J. O’Hara, Matthew Savage Aibel, Elizabeth Scarola

June 3, 2020 – In the News

Brushware Magazine

June 3, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Anastasia A. Regne

June 3, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Anastasia A. Regne

June 2, 2020 – Article
Connecticut’s Plan to Reopen Businesses
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Peter M. Stein, Deborah Cannavino, Carol J. Faherty

June 2, 2020 – In the News

Business Insurance

June 2, 2020 – In the News

The Philadelphia Inquirer

June 2, 2020 – In the News

Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report

May 29, 2020 – Article
Reopening Nonessential Businesses Begins in the DMV: District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia Start to Lift COVID-19 Restrictions
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Nathaniel M. Glasser, Maxine Adams

May 29, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Peter A. Steinmeyer, Kellie Y. Chen

May 28, 2020 – Client Advisories

Act Now Advisory
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper

May 22, 2020 – Article

Law360
Jonathan M. Brenner, Denise Merna Dadika, Michael F. McGahan

May 21, 2020 – Article
New Jersey Allows Re-Opening of Outdoor Tennis and Other Recreational Businesses, with Restrictions, and Loosens Some Prior Restrictions on Golf
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Jennifer Barna

May 21, 2020 – In the News

SHRM

May 20, 2020 – Article

Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report
Jonathan M. Brenner, Paul DeCamp, James J. Oh

May 19, 2020 – Article
Required Safety Guidelines for Reopening Michigan Companies
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Adam S. Forman, Christopher A. McMican

May 18, 2020 – Article

Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Elizabeth D. Houghton, Adriana S. Kosovych

May 14, 2020 – Article

New Jersey Law Journal
Thomas Kane, Maximilian D. Cadmus

May 13, 2020 – Article

Law360
David W. Garland, Robert J. O'Hara

May 13, 2020 – Article

HR Dive
Jeffrey H. Ruzal, Adriana S. Kosovych, Carly Baratt

May 8, 2020 – Article
EEOC Provides Additional Guidance on Reasonable Accommodation Issues for ‘High Risk’ Employees Returning to Work
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Lauri F. Rasnick, Elizabeth D. Houghton

May 7, 2020 – In the News

SHRM

May 6, 2020 – Article
Global Re-Opening: Considerations When Employees Return to the Workplace
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Erika C. Collins, Ryan H. Hutzler, Anastasia A. Regne

May 4, 2020 – In the News

Law360

May 4, 2020 – Article
Texas Employees Refusing to Return to Work from COVID-19 Related Reasons May Still Be Eligible for Unemployment Benefits
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Greta Ravitsky, Anastasia A. Regne

May 4, 2020 – Article
Return-to-Work: Benefits Guidance in the Time of COVID-19
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Michelle Capezza, Gretchen Harders

May 1, 2020 – Article

Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report
Adam S. Forman, Nathaniel M. Glasser, Christopher Lech

May 1, 2020 – Article
Los Angeles City Council Passes Ordinances Regarding Right to Recall and Worker Retention
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Adam C. Abrahms, David M. Prager, Brock Olson

April 30, 2020 – Article
Texas Governor Issues Executive Order to Begin Phase One of Reopening Texas: What Employers Need to Know
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Greta Ravitsky, Anastasia A. Regne

April 29, 2020 – In the News

Law360

April 29, 2020 – Article
Protecting Lives and Livelihoods Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Overview of Return-to-Work Guidance and Related Legal Implications
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Elizabeth D. Houghton, Adriana S. Kosovych

April 29, 2020 – Video
#WorkforceWednesday: Reopening America, Safely Returning to Work, Employee Testing
Employment Law This Week® - Episode 161

April 24, 2020 – Article
EEOC Adds COVID-19 Testing Guidance to Its Technical Assistance on COVID-19 and Anti-Discrimination Laws
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Maxine Neuhauser, Susan Gross Sholinsky, Lauri F. Rasnick

April 22, 2020 – Video
#WorkforceWednesday: Labor Market Imbalance, Return to Work, OSHA Enforcement Guidance
Employment Law This Week® - Episode 160

April 20, 2020 – Article
EEOC Addresses ‘Return to Work’ Issues and Clarifies ‘Undue Hardship’ in New Guidance on COVID-19 and Antidiscrimination Laws
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Maxine Neuhauser, Susan Gross Sholinsky, Lauri F. Rasnick

April 15, 2020 – Article
EEOC Updates Guidance on COVID-19 and Compliance with Antidiscrimination Laws
Workforce Bulletin Blog
Lauri F. Rasnick