As Texas begins the second phase of Governor Abbott’s plan to reopen the state’s economy, employers need to understand and prepare for the ramifications of bringing employees back to the workplace. Jackson Walker Labor & Employment partner G. Scott Fiddler breaks down five key considerations to think about as employers plan for reopening:
- Prepare a company taskforce
- Prepare your process (plans and policies)
- Prepare the workplace
- Focus on preparing your workforce for returning to work
- Prepare for the unexpected
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“Keeping the Doors Open: Managing Workplace Medical and Legal Risks in the Pre-Vaccine Era” Webinar »
Jackson Walker partners Sarah Mitchell Montgomery and Brad Nitschke and Lockton Companies’ Chief Medical Officer, Shealynn Buck, MD, discuss the legal baselines for returning to work, strategies for assessing and managing the risk of infection, and best practices for responding to workplace exposures in the pre-vaccine era.
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