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HCRC Guidance on Returning to the Workplace
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:
- asking employees entering the workplace whether they have any COVID-19 symptoms;
- measuring employees’ body temperature; and
- 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.