Workforce health continues to be focus of concern by the Biden-Harris Transition team. President-elect Joe Biden announced new members of the Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board.
Monday, November 30, 2020
Saturday, November 28, 2020
A recent study concludes that survivors of COVID-19 appear to be at increased risk of psychiatric sequelae. This reports reflects the potential for an increased surge of workers’ compensation claims attributed to exposure to coronavirus in the workplace.
Friday, November 27, 2020
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
While the workers’ compensation system was established to shield employers from civil actions, in certain circumstances employers may still bring a cause of action directly against the employer. Essential workers in Nebraska have sued their employer for operating a meatpacking plant under conditions that were unsafe during the COVID-19 pandemic. This case highlights the need for employers to formulate worker safety protocols during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Monday, November 23, 2020
NJ coronavirus cases continue to soar. “At least 15 new coronavirus deaths and 3,968 new cases were reported in New Jersey on Nov. 22. Over the past week, there has been an average of 3,821 cases per day, an increase of 79 percent from the average two weeks earlier, “ The NY Times reported.