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Question: An employee of ours had a brief coughing fit today, but she says she just had something caught in her throat. As far as we’ve seen, she hasn’t experienced any symptoms associated with COVID-19 other than this one time. Do we need to send her...

According to Gallup, the number of days employees are working remotely has doubled during the pandemic. Some companies are even considering making a remote work arrangement permanent. While there are no laws that exclusively apply to remote workplaces, remote work does come with additional compliance risks....

Question: Our appearance policy has not been well-enforced in the past but requires all employees to be clean-shaven. One of our employees says he cannot shave his beard due to religious reasons. What is the best way to handle this?   Answer from Kara, JD, SPHR: Offering an accommodation—which...