Get a Quote
Get Started
Get My Background Check
Background checks start as low as $19.95 with no contracts.

EEOC COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements, Employers Help Return to Work Anxieties, National Ban the Box Bill

In today’s Weekend Roundup, the EEOC says employers can require COVID-19 vaccination, employers make plans to help ease return to work anxieties, and Congress introduces a national Ban the Box bill. Click the headlines below to learn more!

Employers Can Require COVID-19 Vaccination, EEOC Says

Employers can legally require COVID-19 vaccination for employees to re-enter the workplace and can provide incentives to encourage employees to get a shot, according to new guidance issued Friday by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

How Employers can Help Ease Return-to-the-Workplace Anxiety

The pandemic has, of course, presented host after host of challenges for employees and resulted in a sharp increase in mental health conditions. There have been quarantines, fears of getting sick, remote work worries, caregiving concerns, and much more that has affected every aspect of life and work for employees. Now, concerns are shifting to the newest phase of the pandemic: a shift to normalcy—including a return to the workplace.

Lawmakers Introduce National ‘Ban-the-Box’ Bill

New legislation would encourage states to implement “ban-the-box” policies that prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their criminal history before an offer of employment is made.

Could your business benefit from our expertise on background checks, EEOC compliance, drug screenings, workplace policies, and solutions to your HR needs? Contact KRESS today for exemplary customer service and a custom solution for your needs. We are here to help.


Join our Newsletter

Sign up for our monthly roundup of HR resources and news