Employers have a responsibility to keep workers safe—especially during the current health crisis. If you are concerned about your employer following federal guidelines to keep you safe, you may need to seek guidance from an experienced attorney. Ouremployment lawattorneys explain what employers should be doing to keep workers safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Employers should be taking preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to prevent their employees from getting exposed to the virus. TheCenters for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) have provided businesses with guidelines on what they should be doing to keep workers safe. Employers are asked only to use the CDC guidelines to prevent stigma and discrimination in the workplace.
Businesses are strongly encouraged to coordinate with state and local health officials and to obtain accurate information that can help them make the best decisions for their workers. Every employer needs to consider the best method to decrease the spread of COVID-19 andlower the impact in their workplace.
Below is a list of things employers should be doing to keep workers safe:
If you believe that your employer isn’t following CDC guidelines and you’re experiencingdiscrimination in the workplace, our team at Hennig Kramer Ruiz & Singh, LLP can help you. Contact ourLos Angeles employmentattorneystoday at (213) 310-8301 to schedule a free virtual consultation!