Employment Law Consultant (03-31-2020)

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Good Tuesday morning.

ISOLATION:  A long, but important, read: “Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID-19 mortality and healthcare demand” which is described in the March 16, 2020 article of the New York Times, “White House Takes New Line After Dire Report on Death Toll” Comments?

ADA-UPDATE: EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEES: A timely  guidance update and FAQ from the EEOC, “What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19” Comments?

CDC GUIDE: COVID-19: from the CDC, “Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers” Comments?

FAMILIES FIRST ACT: From Best Best & Krieger LLP , “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” Comments?

CA RESPONSE: CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS & EMPLOYEES: Follow the State of California’s Response to COVID-19 at, “California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response” Comments?

★ FEARS: Views on COVID-19, from the Pew Research Center, “U.S. Public Sees Multiple Threats From the Coronavirus – and Concerns Are Growing” Comments?

HALF EMPTY?: Summary of the report from Imperial College on the possible course of the COVID-19 virus, from Fast Company (Compass), “A horrifying report says flattening the curve may not be enough—but there are reasons it might be wrong” Comments?

END?: When will the threat of COVID-19 end? From the BBC (Health), “Coronavirus: When will the outbreak end and life get back to normal?” Comments?

ADULT CARE:  Attention: Nursing Homes and Retirement Communities. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Retirement Communities and Independent Living Facilities (Interim Guidance) Comments?

FAQS: CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS: From Lewitt Hackman and JD Supra, “COVID-19: California Employer Frequently Asked Questions Updated” Comments?

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