With all 50 states in the process of lifting stay-at-home orders, many businesses are eager to reopen but remain committed to protecting their most important assets — their employees. As part of establishing reopening procedures, some businesses have considered collecting health-related information from employees to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among the workforce.
While collecting this type of information certainly has its benefits — and is even sometimes recommended by state and local governments — the employment and privacy law considerations that are triggered should not be ignored. Here we provide answers to the top questions submitted by businesses relating to information collection practices in the era of COVID-19.
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