The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the workplace in ways we could not have imagined just a few months ago. Indeed, the economic impact caused by the COVID-19-related shutdowns has prompted many employers to reevaluate how to conduct business and the number of employees they need. Consequently, many employers have been compelled to consider reductions in

Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its technical assistance questions and answers for employers dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The added questions elaborate on advice for disability accommodation requests and harassment and adds a section regarding employees returning to work after the pandemic.

In the new “Return to Work” section, the EEOC included