On April 7, 2019, Governor Lamont issued Executive Order 7V (“Order 7V”), requiring that “[e]very workplace in the State of Connecticut shall take additional protective measures to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 between and among employees, customers, and other persons such as delivery drivers, maintenance people or others who may enter the workplace.”
Coronavirus in the Workplace
New Jersey DOL Issues Regulations Implementing COVID-19 Anti-Retaliation Law
UPDATE: On August 10, 2020, the NJDOL formally adopted the temporary rule without change.
On March 20, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (“Law”) prohibiting employers from taking any adverse employment action against employees who take, or request, time off due to an infectious disease that could affect others at work based on…
New Jersey Enacts Anti-Retaliation Protections to Workers Impacted by COVID-19
On March 20, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (A3848), which bars employers from taking any adverse employment actions against employees who take, or request, time off due to an infectious disease that could affect others at work based on a written recommendation of a New Jersey licensed medical professional. It…
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Update on Best Practices for Employers
In our new Advisory, “Responding to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak: Update on Best Practices for Employers,” we review significant developments since our January 30th Advisory.
Following is the “What Employers Should Do Now” section of the new Advisory:
- Appoint a single individual or department as the point of contact within your organization for