The coronavirus pandemic has affected many areas of life, including hiring for new jobs. Here are some commonly-asked questions about hiring during this time, with helpful answers. For example, you may be wondering if employers are legally allowed to take COVID-19 symptoms or your temperature into account while hiring. According to the law, employers can screen for symptoms or temperature after making a conditional offer, so long as everyone in the applicant pool is treated in the same manner. Find out more answers to questions about coronavirus hiring.
- The Covid pandemic makes things different for employees and employees. There are new laws and regulations concerning people who may be suspected to be sick.
- Employers can withdraw or delay a job offer if they think that a safety concern is more important to their business.
- Employers can also screen potential employees to figure out if they will put others at risk.
“The EEOC has indicated that an employer may screen job applicants for symptoms of COVID-19 after making a conditional job offer”