September 22, 2022 in Articles, Podcast

AssetHour Episode 5: Continued COVID Implications

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On todays episode, Chris and Janell dive into deep discussion on continued Covid-19 implications in the workplace. They address common misconceptions and concerns that come with remote and in-person work conditions, while maintaining a safe environment.

Janell Stanton is a Senior Associate at Wagner, Falconer & Judd, Ltd., the law firm that powers the Compliance Center. She focuses her practice on management-side HR and employment law, employment litigation, and corporate law. Janell advises management on strategies, methods, and policies designed to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local laws and minimize risk and exposure to litigation.

Discussed in this episode:

  • Frequent lawsuits filed due to Covid-19 requirements
  • Accommodating individuals’ religious practices and health concerns
  • Title 7 and American Disability Act versus State Law requirements
  • Only businesses of specific sizes need to provide employees with accommodations, how to proceed accordingly
  • Outlasting effects of hiring employees due to the pandemic
  • Employers can continue to mandate masks and social distancing
  • Vaccinations status questions are not a violation of HIPPA
  • Ensuing policies are compliant in various states
  • Battling work comp claims when working remote

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