Reasonable accommodations should be given to every employee who has pre-existing medical conditions which makes them vulnerable to covid 19. It should be mandatory that these employees are place in a safe working environment which includes at minimal telework.
Please provide guidance as to whether an employee can refuse to report to work because of concern that spouse/child is in a vulnerable population.
There needs to be a way to make sure people do not lose their jobs if they cannot come to a front-line role because they have a compromised immune system, are over 60, have a health condition, or are pregnant. Their jobs need to be protected but also their privacy needs to be protected. We don't want to stigmatize people who are more vulnerable to COVID-19.
The vulnerable population needs to continue to stay at home until we see what the virus does after America opens up again. If numbers spike they need to continue to stay at home.
Update: White House Officials have already defined the list of vulnerable members. All that needs to be done is now follow the... more »
Not everyone has a safe place for quarantine if they test positive or were exposed. People who are victims of domestic violence, people who are experiencing homelessness, foster children, and others need a safe place to go for quarantine.
Many people choose to work because they cannot afford to take sick days.. it is sad but true. Many people choose to work when sick and save sick days for personal days. This is not an easily resolved problem..Perhaps we need to look closer at ways to ensure workers are not I'll. Temperature is not the answer. Rapid testing should be done at all care homes.
It will become clear to EVERYONE exactly what will happen if they re-open businesses TOO SOON! I feel that we maybe re-opening these businesses way to soon. I think that we need to get it out of our heads that the important thing is the 'gross national product' or whatever, and start focusing on keeping the people we have ALIVE. Just a thought.
Provide 'meal on wheel' and in-home care visits