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Reopening Federal Agencies and Institutions Safely and Efficiently

COVID-19 cases are spiking around the world — and also in U.S. federal agencies and institutions. But unlike, say, a donut shop, the government and the military can’t just shut down indefinitely and wait out the pandemic. At the same time, no one would advise letting the virus run rampant through our government offices and...

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The Turing Shield: Helping Universities Reopen with Confidence

There is a general consensus that our colleges and universities should reopen but there is an even stronger consensus that we need to do so as safely as possible. How can our colleges and universities rebound from last spring’s campus closures and find innovative ways to educate while keeping health, wellness, and equity as the...

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Prepare for a Fall Surge of New COVID-19 Cases — and Lawsuits

As we round the bend into winter, two very alarming statistics are on the rise — the number of new COVID-19 cases and the number of pandemic-related lawsuits filed against employers. The combined effect of these two statistics will surely have detrimental consequences on our society and economy. More specifically, they threaten to bring even...

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H.R. 7340: Chai Suthammanont Remembrance Act – Bill to Protect Federal Workers Passed

With the United States Congress and its constituents enduring such a tumultuous 2020, the public has barely noticed their recent introduction of a monumental bill to help protect themselves and all other federal employees from workplace exposure to coronavirus. This legislation, which passed in The House of Representatives on Sept. 30 and was introduced...

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Amazon reports nearly 20,000 COVID-19 Cases

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, businesses across the world have grappled with one very important question: How can they continue to function while keeping employees as safe as possible? That question has played out dramatically at Amazon, which has reported more than 19,000 cases of COVID-19 amongst its 1.37 million employees. Amazon claims that its rate...

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What President Trump’s COVID-19 Diagnosis Means for Your Business

We all woke up to the news Friday morning that President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, tested positive for COVID-19. In a way, the news is stunning. One of the most protected individuals in the world could not avoid this virus. And Trump joins a growing number of world leaders who have also tested...