For more than a year, the world has reacted to and adjusted for COVID-19. Now, with the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, there is light at the end of the tunnel and individuals and companies can start moving forward and planning for a new normal. As companies in all industries have undoubtedly been affected, employers must remain cognizant of various issues as offices and facilities reopen and employees return to work. At this critical juncture, it is important to recognize that guidelines and best practices are still changing.
This Guidebook covers the following key topics to consider when opening back up or continuing operations, especially as vaccines become more available:
A Revised Understanding of COVID-19: One Year Later
Considerations for Reopening
Preparing for Reopening a Facility
Working with Employees
Operating in a Changing Regulatory Environment
We hope you find this guide useful and informative. If you have any questions regarding its content or how these topics may affect your business, please contact your Foley attorney or any of the contributors listed.
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