Many companies are considering deploying health survey and/or contact-tracing apps as part of protecting the workforce as they bring employees back to work. The apps aim to identify if an employee might be infected or has been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. But, before you get started, there are critical privacy issues to consider.

Continue Reading Using health screening or contact-tracing apps for return to work? Watch the privacy implications.

The CDC has published new guidelines enabling workers employed in certain “Critical Infrastructure” jobs to return to work more quickly after they were exposed to people with known or suspected cases of COVID-19. Who’s covered and what are the key action items? Read on for our analysis.

Continue Reading CDC revises its ‘Return to Work’ guidelines for essential workers in critical infrastructure

No company and no industry is immune from COVID-19. The virus is everywhere. If you haven’t been shut down by government order, your challenge is to adopt a plan to keep the virus from spreading at your workplace and to respond swiftly if it does. Here are questions to ask as you build a response plan.

Continue Reading Still need a plan? Here’s how to create your company’s COVID-19 response plan.

As companies adopt response plans to protect against coronavirus, some employees may push back, wondering if skipping that next in-person meeting could really make a difference. Here are a couple stories showing that one meeting can matter (and also that your company can beat the virus with an aggressive, thoughtful response).


Continue Reading Coronavirus at work: Yes, one business meeting can make a difference.