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HCRC Guidance on Returning to the Workplace

Posted Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:00 pm

On June 19, the Executive Director of the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission issued a letter confirming that during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, employers may implement the following three medical examinations or inquiries:

  1. asking employees entering the workplace whether they have any COVID-19 symptoms;
  2. measuring employees’ body temperature; and
  3. administering an accurate and reliable COVID-19 test.

This guidance is consistent with previously issued EEOC guidance.

For more information and resources on returning to work and how businesses can survive and thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources page.

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