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Year-End Considerations and Resources For Healthcare Employers

Surging COVID-19 cases, COVID-19 vaccination considerations and post-election impacts are just a few of the many evolving issues facing healthcare employers as we head into the end of 2020. Our colleague’s recent post on COVID-19 vaccination considerations is a helpful tool as healthcare employers will likely be the first to navigate employee COVID-19 vaccinations as we near the end of 2020.

Additionally, COVID-19 fatigue is a real concern facing many healthcare employers. More than ever, employees are balancing work and personal demands with limited time and increased stress. Merely providing an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) referral is not enough. There are several resources for healthcare employers to consider as they navigate employee fatigue, including:

As we head into the end of 2020, now is a good time for healthcare employers to review these top issues facing the industry, including COVID-19 fatigue and vaccination considerations.

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Tiffany Buckley Norwood, Jackson Lewis Law Firm, Employment Litigation Attorney

Tiffany A. Buckley-Norwood is a Principal in the Detroit, Michigan, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on employment litigation and counseling.

Ms. Buckley-Norwood represents employers in federal and state lawsuits, administrative proceedings and appellate cases regarding FMLA leave and breach of contract, in addition to claims based on discrimination, harassment and retaliation. She also counsels HR professionals and business leaders on best employment practices, drafts employee handbooks and agreements,...

Mary McCudden Healthcare Lawyer JacksonLewis

Mary M. McCudden is an Associate in the Baltimore, Maryland, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents clients in an array of employment matters, both in litigation disputes and counseling. She has particular experience representing clients in the healthcare sector.

Ms. McCudden has successfully defended employers in claims involving Title VII of the United States Constitution, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, New Jersey Conscientious Employee...

 Jackson Lewis Law Firm, Sarah R. Skubas, Associate, Litigation Attorney, discrimination, harassment

Sarah R. Skubas is an Associate in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is focused on employment litigation, preventive counseling and labor relations.

Ms. Skubas defends employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations and state and federal FMLA violations. She also assists employers in providing preventive counseling, preparing employee handbooks and policies and procedures, advising on such personnel matters as hiring and firing, performance management, internal investigations and...