Prolonged Remote Work
Consider augmenting existing remote work policies, or creating a new robust remote work policy that specified which positions are permitted to telework on a more permanent basis and the procedures for ensuring their continued success.
Social Distancing in the Office
Everything from the number of individuals allowed in meeting rooms to the general office layout may need to be altered.
Screening Employees Temperatures
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has provided guidance that allows employers to ask workers about potential COVID-19 symptoms and take their temperatures so long as the practice is not discriminatory.
Use of Facemasks
An organization should consider what types of services they provide and adhere to local guidance /orders regarding the use of face masks or coverings. While masks can help prevent the spread of COVID, consideration should be made to the type of masks needed leaving critical supplies for healthcare workers.
Federal laws like the Families FIrst Coronavirus Relief Act have drastically altered the leave landscape. Additional many state and local paid sick leave laws have been modified based on COVID-19 related absences. Employers must consider whether their existing policies need modification to ensure compliance with such changes.