Red Sox or Yankees? Hamburgers or hot dogs? In the office or work from home? While some debates have been around for many years, the debate over whether employees should be required to be back in the office or be permitted to work from home continues for both private and public employers.
Now that we have the first confirmed case of swine flu here in Ohio, it makes sense to dust off the guidance we received from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Center for Disease Control when the avian flu was prompting concerns about a pandemic flu in the United States. Thus far, the confirmed cases of swine flu in the United States appear to have been relatively mild, but employers nevertheless should prepare to do their part to reduce the threat of pandemic flu and to respond should their workplaces be hard hit.
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