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Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, BakerHostetler’s Labor and Employment Group has partnered with clients to help navigate the evolving workforce-related issues impacted by the pandemic and adjust toward a post-pandemic workplace.

  • Advised hospitality industry employers regarding salary reductions, furloughs, and compliance with the federal WARN Act and state mini-WARN Acts
  • Advised employers regarding compliance with COVID-19-related legislation
  • Develop vaccination and testing policies and safety protocols, including policies compliant with the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard
  • Prepared safety trainings and policies compliant with federal and state laws
  • Secured dismissals of complaints alleging OSHA violations from clients in various industries
  • Navigated laws and advised healthcare clients regarding healthcare worker vaccination policies, masking requirements, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regulations
  • Advise employers across the country regarding evolving quarantine and isolation rules and contact tracing
  • Represented employers in religious discrimination charges and lawsuits involving COVID-19 vaccination requirements
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