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Gordon and Coughlin Review Key Considerations for Employers in Reopening their Workplace

May 21, 2020
Andrew Gordon, Megan Coughlin

On Monday, May 18, Miami-Dade and Broward counties began phase one of Florida’s COVID-19 gradual reopening of the economy. The plan allows restaurants and retail stores to reopen at 50% capacity.

In an article published by the Miami Herald, Hinshaw attorneys Andrew Gordon and Megan Coughlin counsel Miami-Dade and Broward county employers to have a plan in place for the reopening of their workplace. They note that in implementing a plan, employers should be mindful of any state or local directives.

Key considerations for employers include ensuring a safe workplace, ADA-compliant COVID-19 testing, paid leave requirements, compliance with requirements for loan forgiveness, overtime and wage claims, and potential employee discrimination.

Read the full article on the Miami Herald website

"Here are some key considerations for employers as the workplace begins to reopen" was published by the Miami Herald, May 15, 2020.

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