By Anthony Cammarata Jr.
While it may feel as if we have been dealing with the novel coronavirus pandemic for a long time now, developments in COVID-19 guidance and regulations pertaining to employers are still relatively new and unclear. There have been times during this pandemic where I have had to reluctantly provide my corporate clients with the typical lawyer answer: "It depends." Unfortunately the laws regarding COVID-19 and how they will be interpreted and applied are still relatively unsettled and continually evolving, and it will take some time before enough cases have worked their way through the system to give us a clearer picture of the landscape.That being said, at this point we can provide some basic guidance to employers on how they should handle certain situations. Below are several answers to frequently asked questions I have received from clients about the latest developments on the virus and its effects on the workplace: