EEOC Updates Workplace Guidance on COVID-19 Testing

On July 12, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) updated its COVID-19 workplace guidance. Most notably, the EEOC now requires that employers assess whether current pandemic circumstances and individual workplace circumstances justify requiring employees to provide negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of entering the workplace. As a result, employers will need to re-examine any COVID-19 testing policies, including those that apply only to unvaccinated workers. The revised guidance also addresses other areas of preventing COVID-19 transmission in the workplace including mandatory COVID-19 screening and infection control, reasonable accommodations, and vaccination requirements.

Please see full Alert below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

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.

© Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Contact
more
less

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
Custom Email Digest
- hide
- hide

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, track anonymous site usage, store authorization tokens and permit sharing on social media networks. By continuing to browse this website you accept the use of cookies. Click here to read more about how we use cookies.