The Ebola virus disease (“Ebola”) has become a worldwide threat, which, among many other effects, has forced employers to think about how to protect their employees. Employers also must consider how Ebola might impact employment policies and procedures, including, but not limited to, those addressing attendance, leaves of absence, discipline, and medical testing.

My colleagues Susan Gross SholinskyFrank C. Morris, Jr.;William J. MilaniSteven M. SwirskyNancy L. Gunzenhauser; and Maxine Adams have written a comprehensive Act Now advisory providing legal framework of best practices and legal risks pertaining to Ebola.

Click here to read the advisory in its entirety.