CDC Provides Guidance on Consent Elements and Disclosures for Workplace COVID-19 Testing

Highlights: CDC guidance states that workplace testing should not be conducted without the employee’s informed consent. Informed consent requires disclosure,...

Beware of COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

Since COVID-19 vaccine demand is increasing and distribution varies by state, scammers are trying to take advantage of uncertainty and...

IRS Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Relief for Health FSAs and DCAPs

Highlights: Affected Plans- The new guidance affects Section 125 plans,  health and dependent care FSAs, and HRAs. Plan Amendments- Employers can amend...

News Brief: CDC Director Says Widespread Mask Use Can Get COVID-19 Under Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the use if masks and face coverings in public, and CDC...

New York Order and Guidance Affect Employee Leave for COVID-19

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an order making workers ineligible for state COVID-19 leave if they travel to states on the New York COVID-19 travel advisory. In addition, recent guidance from New York state agencies clarifies when health care workers under repeated isolation or quarantine orders are eligible for leave under the state law.