When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID

COVID positive

Millions of Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus, so it's likely some of your employees will become infected in the coming months. Do you know exactly how your organization MUST respond – for safety and legal reasons?

Whether your employees are working remotely, still on site or some sort of combination of the two, your HR and leadership team needs a practical strategy for how to respond when COVID-19 lands in your workplace.

This webinar recording provides an in-depth, step-by-step plan for handling a positive COVID test or an employee showing symptoms. You'll discover how to keep your workplace safe while staying in compliance with all the related laws (FMLA, ADA, workers' comp, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and more).

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In just 75 minutes, nationally recognized attorney Jon Hyman, author of the popular Coronavirus Law Blog, will train your team on:

  • The exact steps to take when an employee tests positive
  • The proper leave of absence options you'll have to provide the employee
  • Your requirements to ensure compliance with the FFCRA, FMLA, ADA and other laws
  • Your duty to conduct contact tracing to identify and isolate affected co-workers and customers
  • Your recording and reporting requirements … workers' comp? OSHA? CDC? State and local health departments?
  • How to communicate to employees about the positive test (we'll provide you with a legally safe sample email)
  • Steps you must take to clean and disinfect your workplace after a confirmed COVID case

COVID-19 coming to your workplace isn't an "if" thing … it's a "when" thing. And one wrong move could lead to additional infections, the closing down of your operations, plus a legal and PR nightmare.

Discover a step-by-step, legally smart response to a positive coronavirus test that keeps your employees safe from the virus … and your organization safe from legal trouble. Get your copy of When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID now!



Pat DiDomenico, Editorial Director
HR Specialist

P.S. Your satisfaction is unconditionally guaranteed. If When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID fails to meet your needs, we will refund every penny you paid – no hassles, no questions asked.

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About Your Speaker:


Jon Hyman is a partner in the Labor & Employment Group at Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis in Cleveland, Ohio, and the leader of the firm's Coronavirus Response Team. Jon applies his more than two decades of experience to help employers proactively solve their workplace problems. Jon serves as "outside in-house counsel" for businesses on employment law and HR issues, and defends companies in a variety of employment-law disputes in front of state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Jon is the author of the Ohio Employer Law Blog (NKA the Coronavirus Law Blog) and a national authority on employment law. He has been cited in the Wall Street Journal and MSNBC.com and appeared on Fox Business News, NPR, and Huffington Post Live.

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