What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws

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During a pandemic, ADA-covered employers may ask such employees if they are experiencing symptoms of the pandemic virus. For COVID-19, these include symptoms such as fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat. Employers must maintain all information about employee illness as a confidential medical record in compliance with the ADA.

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Original Article Source Credits: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , https://www.eeoc.gov/

Article Written By: NA

Original Article Posted on:  June 17, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://www.eeoc.gov/wysk/what-you-should-know-about-covid-19-and-ada-rehabilitation-act-and-other-eeo-laws