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Employment Concerns: The Pandemic Has Prompted New Rules and Questions for Employers & Employees

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As more people return to the workplace, what are their rights? Employers can now screen employees for COVID symptoms, but can they require masks? What if employees are nervous about returning? And what information must be keep confidential? We'll discuss how the CARES Act affects the employer/employee relationship, whether and how the Americans with Disabilities Act affects people at high risk for COVID-19, unemployment, harassment and more.

Guests

Kristin Aiello, managing attorney, civil rights advocacy, Disability Rights Maine

David Ciullo, CEO, Career Management Associates 

Katharine Rand, attorney specializing in employment law, Pierce Atwood

Laura Fortman (call-in), commissioner, Maine Department of Labor 

Grace Leavitt (call-in),  president, Maine Education Association

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