The coronavirus which causes the disease COVID-19 presents a plethora of challenging labor and employment issues for employers in the United States. As the virus spreads and experts’ understanding of it continues to evolve, employers find themselves asking what precautionary measures they can or should take in response to the outbreak and its risks, how to respond when problems arise, and what are the legal considerations surrounding these measures. Below is a summary of certain potential strategies for dealing with the coronavirus and key legal risks that employers should consider in making judgments and formulating their coronavirus response efforts.
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