Employer Law Alert - Flu Epidemic Impacts Workplace

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This season's flu outbreak is already being called an "epidemic" by the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention weekly influenza update, as of the week ending January 12, 2013, forty-eight states have widespread incidence of the flu.

Health and safety officials advise that employers should implement controls to protect workers and reduce the transmission of the seasonal flu virus in the workplace. According OSHA, employers should...

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Topics:  Flu Shot Rule, Healthcare, Medical Leave

Published In: Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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