On July 16, 2021, PDE advised school entities to follow current CDC guidance. The PDE and DOH did NOT release separate state guidance or recommendations for the start of the 2021-22 school year. Therefore, the most updated guidance is found in Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools on the CDC website. Below are some important pieces for school leaders to note. Where We Were You may … [Read more...] about COVID Prevention Strategies Remain Critical to Protect School Communities This Fall
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidance and recommendations today for schools getting ready to start full in-person instruction again during the pandemic. With the new administration, there has been a strong push for schools to reopen and to get children physically back into the school setting. Guidance Emphasizes Importance of Screening According to a CNN … [Read more...] about CDC Releases Guidelines and Recommendations for Returning to In-Person Instruction
Employers, here are some answers to your frequently asked questions about employees and the coronavirus pandemic: If our office is closed, do we need to pay employees? If your employees are members of a collective bargaining unit or have a contract of employment, you must first look to the relevant contract. If the contract does not speak to the employer’s obligation, the employer must next … [Read more...] about HR Law Update: Coronavirus and Your Workplace
Everyone has questions about the coronavirus and employers are no exception. The CDC is encouraging everyone to take basic precautions such as wash their hands and to stay home if they are sick. In this HR Law Update, employment attorney Keely Collins discusses the four biggest questions addressed this week in guidance from the EEOC about protecting your employees from the threat of the … [Read more...] about HR Law Update: Is Your Workplace Prepared for the Coronavirus?