By James L. CurtisPatrick D. Joyce, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued an alert with safety tips for the restaurant and food and beverage industries to protect their workers from coronavirus exposure while they provide curbside pickup and takeout service to

By Mark L. Johnson, Mark A. Lies, II, Adam R. Young, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: After a Sangamon County Circuit Court temporarily blocked the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission’s (IWCC) emergency rule that created a rebuttable presumption that injured employees contracted COVID-19 at work, the IWCC repealed the emergency rules.

By Brent I. ClarkBenjamin D. BriggsJames L. CurtisIlana R. MoradyPatrick D. JoyceAdam R. Young, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued Interim Guidance to advise compliance safety and health officers (CSHOs) to evaluate an employer’s

By Benjamin D. Briggs, James L. CurtisAdam R. Young, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA has issued a COVID-19 guidance for package delivery employers. OSHA offers recommendations to help reduce employees’ risk of exposure to the coronavirus, including administrative controls, hygiene measures, face coverings, and social distancing.

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