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Rules of the Road: Return to Work in the Time of COVID-19


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Returning to the physical workplace safely and in a compliant manner is essential to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Attorney Ian Carleton Schaefer shares 10 “Rules of the Road” to help guide employers and employees alike through this transition:

  • Rule #1: Don’t Rush In Without a Plan
  • Rule #2: Keep Your Mask On
  • Rule #3: Wash Your Hands All the Time!
  • Rule #4: There’s No Touching, Ever
  • Rule #5: Yes, My Employer Can Do That
  • Rule #6: If You’re Sick, Stay Home
  • Rule #7: Be Prepared To Improvise
  • Rule #8: Don’t Waste the Crisis
  • Rule #9: Don’t Discriminate or Retaliate. If Plausible, Accommodate.
  • Rule #10: Remember, Don’t Be Creepy

Epstein Becker Green offers employers compliant, ready-made or customizable COVID-19 training and operational planning services available for rapid deployment in your organization. Our training solution addresses return-to-work considerations and guidelines. This presentation can be tailored to your company’s internal branding and may be administered by either a member of your own training team or one of our experienced attorneys.

Also, learn the Halting Harassment “7 Rules of the Road” for a respectful and inclusive work environment, a sneak peak of our anti-harassment e-learning training course.

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