In the Press
April 23, 2020

Going Back to Work: Tips on What Your Boss Can—and Can’t—Make You Do (The Wall Street Journal)

Employers and legislators are turning their attention to the eventual reopening of workplaces, and in some places it is already happening: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is letting salons, tattoo parlors, gyms and other businesses open as early as Friday, while some South Carolina retailers opened this week with restrictions. The White House guidelines call for a three-phase return to work, with special accommodations for vulnerable individuals until the third phase, at which time the policy envisions a return to “unrestricted staffing of worksites.” Goodwin’s Jennifer Merrigan Fay, a partner in the firm’s Employment practice, discusses what enforcement could look like. Read the article in The Wall Street Journal here