Blogs

ROBIN SHEA AT CONSTANGY

8ball v. 8ttorney – requiring COVID vaccinations

November 20th, 2020

Can you require your employees to get the COVID vaccine as a condition of coming to work?

8ball: Help is on the way.

8ttorney Robin Shea at Constangy: My best guess is yes.

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OREGON BUSINESS & INDUSTRY

OR: new OR OSHA rules for ALL WORKPLACES effective 11/16/20

November 10th, 2020

Stuff you, the employer, gotta do:

  • post the Oregon OSHA COVID-19 poster
  • ensure six feet between emplooyees
  • clean (a lot)
  • provide face coverings (for free)
  • maximize air flow
  • conduct an Exposure Risk Assesement my December 7
  • train employees by December 21
  • adopt policies about notifying employees about potential exposure.

Oregon Business & Industry lays it all out and provides the links and template you need to get it done.

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MEGAN JAMES AND JENNIFER SANDBERG AT FISHER PHILLIPS

Be your office MacGruber and defusal this election season

October 7th, 2020

When you receive an employee complaint about politics, political issues, or voting, be ready to respond appropriately, like text MacGruber (622-478-237 Spanish number, roaming charges may apply).

Or probably just easier to read what Megan Janes and Jennifer Sandberg have to say, including their 10-Step Action Plan.

Be your office MacGruber and defusal this election season election related workplace issues, workplace turmoil, politics in the workplace,

KIM RIVES MIERS, MISHELL PARRENO TAYLOR AND ANDREW GAY AT LITTLER

Is a pandemic a natural disaster and how would it affect HR?

September 28th, 2020

The New Yorker says no they are not the same and oddly skirts the HR issue.

Davia Downey at Grand Valley State explains that responding to a pandemic and a natural disaster is the same so maybe there is some HR lesson in there but you might need to dig for it.

Kim and Mishell and Andrew at Littler get right to the HR core and detail some of the many employment questions and key considerations when they collide (the natural disasters and COVID, not Kim and Mishell and Andrew).

Is a pandemic a natural disaster and how would it affect HR? how to respond to a natural disaster in the middle of COVID, payroll during natural disasters, leave policies during and after a natural disaster