In part one of our two-part series focused on workplace rules and accommodation issues in the COVID-19 era, Jim Paul and Andrew Metcalf discuss face-covering mandates and the potential employment and customer access concerns raised by masking orders at the local, state, and federal levels. The speakers address the requirements of Title I and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and consider how employers can better deal with the balancing of interests that the ADA requires. For part two, see Face Coverings, Vaccines, and the ADA, Part II: What Employers Need to Know.
In this episode of the Global Solutions podcast series, Rebecca Marks and Andre Appel provide a high-level roundup of mask mandates in various countries around the world. The speakers explain how these mandates impact employers and the new enforcement requirements for their workplaces.
TECHPLACE™ Tickler: The Expanding Importance of eSignatures in the Remote Workplace – Best Practices for Compliance
In the second episode of our TECHPLACE™ Tickler series, Danielle Ochs and Gus Suarez discuss the expanding importance of the use of electronic signatures (eSignatures) in the remote workplace and tips for evaluating your eSignatures process. They cover what constitutes an eSignature, which laws govern eSignatures, and best practices for enhancing compliance with those laws.
Global Solutions: What’s up Doc? The Role of Designated Medical Providers in Returning Employees to Work
In this episode of the Global Solutions series by Ogletree Deakins’ Cross-Border practice group, Carolyn Knox and Rebecca Marks discuss the role of occupational health providers in the European Union and Latin America, including how employers can effectively interact with occupational health providers during reopening post-COVID-19.