Can I ask an employee if he or she has COVID-19, the illness caused by coronavirus? Can I send a sick worker home and require a doctor’s note to return? Should I worry about staff getting the virus from the mail or a shipping container from China?
Those were among the top questions from a webcast recently coordinated by the Society for Human Resource Management to discuss how workplaces should handle thorny issues raised by the new coronavirus.
The short answers: No. Probably not. No.