Workplaces With Covid-19 Cases Face a Question: What to Tell the Rest of the Staff? – USA DAILY NEWS

Workplaces With Covid-19 Cases Face a Question: What to Tell the Rest of the Staff?

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With more workers back on the job, companies from clothing retailers to auto makers are increasingly confronting a difficult question: If an employee tests positive for Covid-19, who should be told?

Employers are prohibited by federal law from identifying the infected worker. Beyond that, there is no universal playbook for whether or how confirmed cases should be disclosed and to whom, resulting in a patchwork of approaches that can vary widely even within the same industry. Workers at Volkswagen AG are effectively able to…