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COVID-19: U.S. Employer Checklist: Re-opening Strategies and Return to Work Policies After COVID-19 Outbreak

Date: 29 April 2020
U.S. Labor, Employment and Workplace Safety Alert
By: April Boyer, Tara C. Clancy, M. Claire Flowers, Kathleen D. Parker, Erinn L. Rigney, Melanie Stratton Lopez, Rio J. Gonzalez

The following PDF document is a list of suggested practices for businesses to consider during the reopening process. For additional industry-specific guidance, please consult the following addenda for the (1) retail industry; (2) production/manufacturing industry; (3) hospitality industry; and (4) transportation industry. Please note that the recommendations preceding the Retail Industry Addendum are suggested practices for employers in all industry areas and are generally applicable. Prior to implementation, all practices and policies should be evaluated to ensure that they are compliant with federal law and guidance, as well as state and local law.

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