Expert Insight: Covid-19 & Your Employees
Our special guest this week was employment defense attorney, Cynthia Flynn! She told us all about employee/employer laws and how they have been updated since Covid-19.
04:15 Can an employee be required to go back on site?
06:40 How can employers ensure environment safety?
08:00 Safety of staff in different settings?
09:25 Will an employer be responsible if worker contracts Covid-19 on job if job includes interacting with public? (workers compensation?)
10:50 Will an employer be responsible if worker contracts Covid-19 on job if job does not include interacting with public? (workers compensation?)
14:30 Will an employer be responsible if worker contracts Covid-19 while working remotely? Do you still have to pay time off?
15:00 Paid time off for an infected full-time employee.
16:55 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act apply in California
17:50 Basic things employers should implement when reopening businesses
20:30 Can employers send employees home if they appear sick and for how long?
25:05 Should staff be notified if an employee is sick?
26:30 When and how should employers bring employees back who had tested positive for Covid?
29:34 Can an employee refuse to go back to work for fear of Covid-19 infection? Can this be reason for termination?
33:05 The protected class
35:55 Family Leave Act in California
38:20 What is one new law since Covid-19 that every employer should know?
39:50 What are some notices employers should announce to employers?
40:38 Are employers required to provide PPE products? Is there any liability if an employee doesn’t provide these products?
45:20 Can an employer ask for proof of employee being sick?
48:55 Monitoring remote employees
53:30 Are employers required to reimburse for internet and cell phones used for business?
CYNTHIA FLYNN, ESQ
HACKLER FLYNN & ASSOCIATES
479 South Marengo Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101