Employers Should Act Now To Avoid Swine Flu Liability

Law360, New York (April 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- With the World Health Organization raising the swine flu pandemic alert to a level 5 out of 6, employers may need to implement new policies to protect their workers’ health and take steps to avoid possible liability issues.

Many employment lawyers say businesses need to take the threat of a possible pandemic seriously and start taking proactive measures now.

“When the WHO raises the pandemic alert to a level 5, employers cannot ignore it. They need to understand that they can’t just let the Centers for...
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