Despite the COVID-19 global pandemic, businesses remain vulnerable to physical and digital accessibility claims and to being targeted by serial plaintiffs alleging violations of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The global economy has been put on hold in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The hospitality industry has been particularly hard hit, with bars, restaurants, and hotels forced to shut down and cease operations almost entirely. Other industries have shifted the vast majority of their staff to remote work and have tried to carry […]
By now, your company or organization has probably already felt the effects of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in one way or another. Whether it’s remote work, reduced operating hours, or administering sick leave requests, this pandemic has left HR professionals scrambling to stay ahead.
Employers are accustomed to resisting discrimination in the workplace during typical times, but these are not typical times. The rapid spread of the COVID-19-causing coronavirus has led employers to focus on other priorities.
The novel coronavirus COVID-19 brings up a host of concerns for employers as you focus on keeping employees safe and business on track. Not to be forgotten are the laws that may be implicated as the situation develops.
As employers across the nation grapple with new remote working arrangements and accommodating employees impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19), new survey findings reveal exactly how this pandemic is affecting operations for small businesses.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing disruptions throughout society, and government agencies aren’t immune from the need to make changes to normal practices.
On June 11, 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the H1N1 virus, commonly known as the swine flu, has officially reached the level of a pandemic. Swine flu first became big news in the U.S in late April and early May, but within a couple of weeks was off most people’s radars. Although it […]
Many departments and agencies in the federal government provide helpful information for individuals, businesses and health care providers on responding to pandemic flu and developing plans to deal with contagious diseases and other emergencies. The following is information from the federal government directed toward businesses. Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities […]