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Town Hall Synopsis 2.23.2021

By: | 02.25.21 | HR Compliance, Strategic HR, Coronavirus,
In the Town Hall webinar on February 23, MEA discussed several topics including recreational marijuana policies, COVID-19 updates, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) standards and policies. Recreational Marijuana Use in New Jersey Now that a recreational ...

Can Employers Request Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination from Employees?

By: | 01.29.21 | Coronavirus
Image: US Department of DefenseNow that the COVID-19 vaccine is becoming available to certain segments of the American public, many employers are wondering if they can request proof of vaccination from their employees. To answer this question, employers must look to the...

Can We Require Employees to Get Vaccinated for COVID-19?

By: | 12.18.20 | Coronavirus
Almost a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Vaccinations have begun going into arms in the United States. As a result, many employers are asking whether they can make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for their employees. The answer...

CDC Announces New Quarantine Guidelines for Close Contact with a Positive COVID Case

By: | 12.04.20 | Coronavirus
On December 2, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that it is revising its guidelines for people who may have been exposed to COVID-19. Now, instead of the standard 14-day quarantine that it has been recommending, the CDC says that close...

Governor Wolf’s Administration Revising and Reissuing Covid-19 Orders

By: | 11.25.20 | Coronavirus
With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Governor Wolf’s administration is revising and reissuing its orders to protect businesses, customers, and employees. The new orders consolidate previous orders and include reiter...

State & Local Governments Issue New COVID-19 Restrictions

By: | 11.18.20 | Coronavirus
With a resurgence of COVID-19 cases throughout the country, including in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, state and local governments recently have announced new mitigation efforts, as outlined below. Pennsylvania On November 17, 2020, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health...