Many healthcare businesses have continued their operations uninterrupted and unchanged throughout the pandemic. Others closed for a period of time but have since re-opened. Some have adapted to remote arrangements for a portion or all of their workforce, while others have only recently brought workers back onsite. Wherever your company or practice may be along this spectrum, labor and employment attorney Sima Ali says one thing is clear: you must be in compliance with new federal, state and local laws enacted to protect workers during the pandemic. Sima has more than 20 years’ experience helping clients navigate workplace issues. Among her clients are numerous physician practices and other healthcare businesses.
The Take-Away: It is essential that employers have updated human resources policy and procedures manuals and that someone within the company is up-to-date on rapidly changing laws and regulations.
Learn more: Visit alilawgroup.com for updated information on the laws affecting employee leave, Covid-19 testing and screening protocols, safety mandates, whistleblower protections, non-compete agreements and more.