The coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China has been declared a “Public Health Emergency” in the United States by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). And while the ultimate impact of the outbreak in this country is yet to be determined, the prospect of it becoming a more immediate health risk in the U.S. and its effect on the increasing mobility of an international workforce has raised understandable concerns.

Given these developments, we thought it would be helpful to review key legal issues that might arise and offer some useful planning tips as you go about the process of how to respond appropriately from an employer perspective.

Members of the Center for Workplace Compliance (CWC) can read more here.