New Guidance Provided by EEOC Regarding COVID-19 Testing of Employees

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On April 23, 2020, the EEOC updated its guidance for employers in regard to COVID-19. The agency advised that an employer may test employees to determine if they have COVID-19 prior to the employee entering the workplace.

Employers should continue to monitor guidance from the Federal Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control regarding the reliability and accuracy of testing when considering whether to implement a testing protocol.

Read the updated guidance and prior guidance provided by the EEOC.

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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