Posts by: foleyfoleypc

Long COVID19: What Employers Should Know

September 24, 2021 |

By now, you have heard of long COVID, long haul COVID, post acute COVID, or chronic COVID.  Get ready for long COVID to impact the workplace. The EEOC has recently recognized that “long COVID” may be a disability under the ADA. We do not have the EEOC guidance yet, but this information from the Department […]

An Arkansas Riddle: What do Tums and Pfizer Have in Common?

September 21, 2021 |

COVID-19 vaccine exemption requests based on religious beliefs is on the rise, as we have blogged.  The majority of “religious” exemption requests are based on personally held beliefs, not as members of a particular religion. Specifically, many of those opposed to the vaccine claim the use of fetal cell lines to develop the COVID-19 vaccines […]

The EEOC Threads the Needle on Remote Work Accommodation

September 16, 2021 |

In the olden days, like 2019, working remotely was  a big deal for most workplaces. It was not included often as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA because it was considered an undue hardship. Fast forward through 2020 and to now when  remote work is much more common. Where does this leave remote work as […]

The White House COVID-19 Mandate, Unpacked

September 14, 2021 |

President Biden is losing patience. The rest of us are losing our minds trying to figure out the White House vaccine mandate. So. Many. Questions. Here is a quick rundown of the latest: WHO is covered by the mandate: Private sector employers with 100+ employees companywide (80 million) under an Emergency Temporary Standard that OSHA […]

Biden Rolls Out the Big Guns on COVID-19

September 10, 2021 |

President Biden dropped a bomb: All employers with 100 or more employees must mandate COVID-19 vaccination or implement weekly virus testing. To be clear, this mandate will affect as many as 100 million people (cue the Austin Powers meme here). As you know, we have fixed fee services in many COVID-19 areas–from Mandatory Vaccines to […]

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