As jurisdictions contemplate lifting the COVID-19 pandemic-related workplace restrictions, employers must start considering how best to cope with a vast array of issues, including restarting or expanding operations, reintegrating remote-working or furloughed employees, implementing new state and local orders/requirements, and protecting the safety of employees and customers.

According to the law firm Morgan Lewis, employers who proactively plan for these challenges will be best positioned to adapt to the “new normal.” Morgan Lewis has just published a “Preliminary Guide for Employers” to get you started.

This guide highlights key considerations employers should begin analyzing regarding how to reopen or expand operations, and offers practical implementation steps they can take. This guide is focused on what can be done now with the understanding that guidance on when and how workplaces can reopen or expand will rely in large part on jurisdiction-specific local orders and guidance.

Give it a read here.