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Reopening for business.

COVID-19 continues to rage as U.S. employers struggle with returning employees to the workplace. When governments mandated shutdowns, many nonessential businesses quickly pivoted to remote work. With some governments now permitting “reopening” and others “pausing,” difficult questions abound, including how to handle employees reluctant or unwilling to return to the workplace. Recent COVID-19 surges are exacerbating the decision-making process. Although not all-inclusive, you, as the employer, should do five things.

1. Follow Applicable Law

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