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Swine Flu in the Workplace and Related Employment Law Issues

Publisher: New Jersey Banker
January 1, 2010
Day Pitney Author(s) Francine Esposito

Swine flu has been declared a national emergency and employers have been taking the necessary steps to prevent the spread of swine flu in the workplace. Unfortunately for employers, however, an outbreak of any illness can lead to complicated legal issues. In the Winter issue of New Jersey Banker, Labor and Employment partner Francine Esposito highlights the issues facing employers today. These include: What is an employer's obligation to illness in the workplace? Can an employer require employees with flu-like symptoms to stay home? Must an employer pay employees required to stay home?

Find out the answers in the attached article (page 30).

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