In an article published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Brooke Ehrlich, a partner in the Firm’s Employment & Labor Division, advises on compliance responsibilities employers should be aware of when disciplining workers for off-duty conduct.
As the holidays approach, employees may grow weary of taking precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic and become more social. Employers should be aware of the compliance responsibilities, such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
“Employers that model best practices in the workplace are most likely to encourage workers to comply with mask-wearing rules and social distancing when off duty,” advised Brooke.
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