Updated CDC Guidance, Government Mandates and More

Earlier this year, a strong motivating factor to encourage or incentivize employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine was the prospect of not having to wear a face mask any longer. That reprieve for many was short-lived in light of the Delta variant. Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that safety measures lifted earlier this year be reinstated as this variant circulates in the U.S. Although the CDC’s guidance does not have the force of law binding employers to implement the new recommendations, many states and localities have issued mandates requiring employers to make adjustments in the workplace consistent with CDC recommendations yet again in response to the high transmission rates seen around the country.

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Paula Day
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