Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Associate in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted in SHRM, in “Vacation Travel Policies May Need to Be Altered Due to Pandemic,” by Allen Smith.
Following is an excerpt:
Employer attempts to restrict where employees go on vacation to prevent their exposure to COVID-19 are limited by laws and employee-relations considerations. However, pre-travel inquiries and advisories are allowed, so long as they are applied neutrally and uniformly. …
In general, employers may reject requests for vacations to hot spots due to the need to quarantine afterwards, according to Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, an attorney with Epstein Becker Green in New York City.