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CoAdvantage OSHA

Preventing and Dealing With OSHA Complaints During COVID-19

CoAdvantage- Since the pandemic began, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been flooded with thousands of complaints by workers concerned they have been exposed to COVID-19 in the workplace. Complaints allege a variety of incidents that may violate OSHA’s requirements that employers maintain safe working environments, including: Insufficient protective gear provided to workers[…]

CoAdvantage Workplace Bias

7 Tactics to Deal with Workplace Bias

CoAdvantage- In our recent article, we looked at the subtle red flags that may indicate workplace bias is a problem at an organization. But what happens next? If workplace bias is present and manifesting in the form of illegal harassment or discrimination, what can HR and employers do to protect their employees and keep the[…]

CoAdvantage COVID-19 Testing

Is It Legal to Test and Monitor Employees for COVID-19 Infection?

CoAdvantage- In general, employers are prohibited by anti-discrimination and privacy regulations from delving too deeply into employees’ medical histories and conditions. However, the COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented threat to workplace health and safety, so the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued guidelines that specify employers may require COVID-19 testing and may require a[…]

CoAdvantage Political

What Does the Law Say About Political Speech and Activity in the Workplace?

CoAdvantage- As the 2020 election season reaches a fever pitch, politics are more top-of-mind than usual in many workplaces. This can be a headache for employers when political disagreements spill over into tension or even outright bad behavior in the workplace. Can employers legally impose limits on political speech and activity at work? Here’s what[…]

CoAdvantage Employer Liability

COVID-19 and Employer Liability: Is Your Company at Risk?

CoAdvantage- Are U.S. employers about to face a shockwave of litigation from workers and/or customers who have been exposed to the COVID-19 coronavirus through their business? Specifically, if an infected but asymptomatic employee comes to work and infects colleagues or customers, can the newly infected individuals hold the employer liable? This risk is serious. Infections[…]

CoAdvantage Payroll Recordkeeping

Payroll Recordkeeping 101

CoAdvantage- As one of the most essential and universal employment-related activities, payroll produces a significant amount of documentation, records, and forms. What do employers need to do with this information? Here are the basics of payroll recordkeeping. What payroll records need to be stored? In general, any documentation that relates to payroll calculations or processing[…]

CoAdvantage Risk

Employers Should Prepare for Autumn and Winter Now: Risk Assessment

CoAdvantage- In normal years, fall is flu and cold season. Beginning around October, fall and winter conditions tend to facilitate the spread of contagious illnesses. That’s because more people spend more time indoors, and diseases like the flu also seem to favor the cool, dry conditions of winter. This fall is not going to be[…]

CoAdvantage Hiring

Recruitment and Hiring in the Age of the Coronavirus

CoAdvantage- The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has upended business operations worldwide, with employers facing unprecedented changes in the workplace (e.g., widespread working from home initiatives). COVID-19 has also caused a host of questions and concerns for employers uncertain how the pandemic should change their behaviors. Staffing, for example, has become a complex question. How is COVID-19[…]

CoAdvantage anti-harassment policies

It’s Time to Update Your Nondiscrimination and Anti-Harassment Policies

CoAdvantage- Between the nationwide protests against racial inequality, the recent Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court, and the small matter of a massive pandemic turning American workplaces upside down, employers have had to navigate a great deal of upheaval in a short period of time. One of the consequences of all[…]

CoAdvantage Title VII Compliance

Title VII Compliance After the Recent Landmark Supreme Court Ruling

CoAdvantage- Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a surprise decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga. that federal law protects workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity under Title VII. In essence, the court found that discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity cannot be divorced from discrimination based[…]

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