Testing for COVID-19 (C-19) in the Return to Work Employment Arena

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In a departure from original Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance, the EEOC published an update on June 17th, 2020 that prohibits employers mandating C-19 antibody testing for employees returning to the worksite.  Please reference the EEOC technical assistance Questions and Answers via the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/eeoc-issues-updated-covid-19-technical-assistance-publication-addressing-antibody-testing With this new EEOC stance, employers who are […]

Hiring in a High-Unemployment, Post-COVID World

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As the COVID-19 pandemic eases and businesses resume operating, many of the more than 40 million unemployed Americans may be knocking on your door. So perhaps before the wave comes in, now would be a good time to review some tips on how to rethink and possibly refashion recruitment policies and interview practices to adapt […]

COVID-19:  What Should Employers Consider As They Adapt Their Background Screening Program?

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Businesses continue to operate despite the global reach of COVID-19. And while some industries are seeing a momentary downturn in hiring, others are experiencing a seemingly insatiable need for talent.  From workers supporting the supply chain to healthcare professionals on the frontlines of the battle against COVID-19, the need to identify and onboard workers is […]

How to Manage Form I-9 amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

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As COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic, employers in the United States must find ways to adapt to a rapidly changing situation to keep their workforces safe. For many employers, the directive to their workforce is straightforward – stay at home. But while many functions can be completed via telework, a critical task that all employers must […]