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MPL General Counsel Corner – The “Return to Work” Conundrum

May 03, 2021

More and more businesses are looking to bring back their employees to the office.  As States move toward easing the shutdown restrictions, the rules seem to change on a daily basis.  As I talk with business clients, the same three questions keep coming up:

  1. Do I need a plan?
  2. What rules do I follow (local, state, federal)?
  3. What is my liability?

Each answer to the question above certainly brings forth more questions.  However, I can tell you that there is not a standard plan to follow.  If anything, you will probably hear the following, which every law school student learns on day one in law school:  “It Depends”

So, to make things a little easier, I have pulled together some helpful resources that can help you navigate the “return to work” conundrum. 


Ultimately, you will put together a “return to work/office” plan that makes the most sense for your business, employees and clients.  I highly recommend that you lean on your professional advisors, senior leaders, industry trade organizations and even your competition to come up with the best process.

Here are a few other things that may be of interest:

 

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