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Revised CDC isolation timeline may prompt workplace policy changes

July 29, 2020

Via: HR Dive

CDC’s guidance for those not requiring hospitalization may be useful to employers in determining whether employees who have COVID-19 may return to work, but the July 20 update is also a reminder that employer policies on the subject cannot be static, Debra Steiner Friedman, labor and employment attorney and member at Cozen O’Connor, told HR Dive in an email.

Employers may, for example, have policies in place requiring employees who test positive for COVID-19 to quarantine from the workplace for 14 days, a timeline previously referenced by the CDC in its guidance for individuals with COVID-19 or who tested positive for the disease.

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