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With special thanks to Amy Greer and Jennifer Klass for contributing to this post. COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic in the US on March 13, 2020. Yet, even now, as we are over six months in to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis in the US, employers still continue to face challenges when navigating the sometimes daily changes in health and safety orders, updates from federal agencies, court decisions, and the proliferation of lawsuits. One of the key decision points…

It is no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has given companies a boost in implementing work-from-home solutions. However, even before that, smart working has always been part of the employment relationship and, together with it, the need to ensure that efficiency and performance levels were met, regardless of the premises from which the employee was working. Technology offers a number of solutions to set up corporate surveillance, in its broadest sense. Indeed, it is not…

Predictions about the spread of COVID-19 through significant parts of the population and its effects on American life are staggering. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports more than 54,000 confirmed cases in the United States. As countries across the world implement new, extraordinary measures in an attempt to contain the coronavirus, which infects clusters of people (including co-workers), employers face rapidly evolving compliance issues. Employers must provide employees a safe place to…