Ebola, Meet The ADA: Advice For Employers On Handling The Outbreak
Kevin Troutman and Matthew Korn’s article “Ebola, Meet The ADA: Advice For Employers On Handling The Outbreak” was featured in Forbes on October 16, 2014.
In the article, they provide several strategies to help employers navigate through the Ebola outbreak. Some of these strategies include:
- Communicating with Employees and Customers.
- Asking Employees About Travel Plans.
- Taking an Employee’s Temperature.
- Quarantining Exposed Employees.
Kevin and Matthew advise employers to carefully consider their response, to maintain workplace safety and to avoid potential liability under a variety of federal and state laws.
By implementing the strategies listed above, employers can get out in front of these issues and reduce potential liability. However, they recommend that employers consult their legal counsel to discuss specific situations.
To read the full article, please visit Forbes.
This article was picked up by NACS on October 20, 2014.