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Expert Q&A: COVID-19 and Employee Return to Work Issues

Expert Q&A: COVID-19 and Employee Return to Work Issues

While the U.S. continues to contend with the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, states and local jurisdictions have been easing stay-at-home restrictions and business closure orders in an effort to reopen the economy. While employers may want to reopen their workplaces, they may encounter employee refusal or reluctance to return to work, especially in person at the worksite.

To help employers with their reopening efforts, Practical Law reached out to Thomas H. Wilson, a partner of Vinson & Elkins LLP, for his insights on how employers should navigate employee refusal or reluctance to return to work. Tom has more than 30 years of experience counseling clients on labor and employment matters impacting their business processes and objectives and has been actively advising clients on COVID-19 during the recent outbreak.

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This information is provided by Vinson & Elkins LLP for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.