Return to Work Resources for Employers

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CDC Toolkit for Essential Workers

EANJ COVID-19 Toolkit

COVID Vaccine

NJ COVID Vaccine Registration

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Releases Guidance to Employers who Recommend or require receive COVID-19 vaccines

EEOC Guidance on ADA and Vaccinations

CDC Travel Advisory

Adverse Reactions to Vaccinations: Current Issues in Workers’ Compensation (Capehart Scatchard)

Can and Should Employers Require Their Employees to be Vaccinated?

Labor Law, Union Implications for Employer-Mandated Covid Vaccines


EANJ: Recalling Remote Workers, June/July 2020

EANJ: Membership survey on Return to Work, May 2020

Fisher Phillips: Flash Survey Reveals: Most Employers Not Interested In Mandating COVID-19 Vaccination But Uncertain How To Incentivize Workforce Inoculation, February 2021

EANJ Webinars

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Updates COVID-19 Guidance (recorded April 16th)

The COVID Vaccine: Considerations for Employers (recorded February 23, 2021)

COVID-19 and the ADA: New Guidance from the EEOC (recorded December 22, 2020)

Getting Ready for the COVID Vaccine: What Employers Should Know (recorded November 12, 2020)

Avoiding Workers' Compensation Liability During COVID-19 (recorded September 29, 2020)

Employer Considerations for the Upcoming School Year (recorded August 13, 2020)

Mental Health at Work (Session 1 - recorded July 21, 2020)

Mental Health at Work (Session 2 - recorded July 23, 2020)

Return to Work - COVID-19 (recorded June 2, 2020)

EEOC Pandemic Guidance on Return to Work and Accommodating Disabilities in the Workplace (recorded May 21, 2020)

NJ Family Leave Expansion, FFCRA & Other Leave Considerations (recorded April 30, 2020)

Avoiding Wrongful Termination Liability for COVID-19 Issues (recorded April 21, 2020)

Discussion of the FFCRA Regulations (recorded April 14, 2020)


USDOL Families First Coronavirus Response Act (MANDATORY POSTER)


One New Jersey Pledge

Commitment to Employees

Commitment to Customers

Face Mask Use Poster

Social Distancing Poster

Hand Washing Poster

EANJ Model Policies  

EANJ Checklist for Reopening Business

Employee Screening Form

Employee Safety Pledge

Employer-Employee Safety Pledge

EANJ Model COVID-19 Policy

Sample Family Leave Policy (Employers with 50 or more employees)

Sample Family Leave Policy (Employers with 30 to 49 employees)

Job Protection

New Jersey Enacts Job Protection Relating to Coronavirus Cases

LWD Page on COVID Related Discrimination

Federal Guidance

OSHA - Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace

CDC Testing Guidance: Considerations for non-healthcare workplaces

USDOL Guidance on Employers’ obligation to exercise reasonable diligence in tracking teleworking employees’ hours of work

       EEOC Guidance ADA & COVID-19

New Jersey Guidance

NJDOH: Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Timeframes

NJDOH: Timeframe for self isolation quarantine based on testing result

NJDOL: Returning to Work Amid COVID-19

NJDOL: General principles on returning to work

EANJ: Earned Sick Leave Resources

EANJ: NJ Family Leave Expansion Resources

Questions for determining if employee contracted COVID at work for Workers' Compensation purposes (Capehart Scatchard)


Get Your Workplace Ready for Pandemic Flu from CDC

COVID-19 Information for Businesses from NJDOH

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Interim Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Persons with COVID-19

EANJ Case Studies

Safety and Morale

Children's Aid and Family Services (Nonprofit, 100-350 employees)

Concord Management Resources (Insurance, 30-49 employees)

Landice (Manufacturing, 10-29 employees)

Parker Interior Plantscape (Services, 50-99 employees)

Anonymous Nonprofit (Nonprofit, 50-99 employees)

Anonymous Pharmaceutical Manufacturer (Manufacturing, 100-250 employees)

Return to Work

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (Nonprofit, 50-99 employees)

Anonymous University (Nonprofit, 500-999 employees)

SP-HS, LLC (operates ten Hand & Stone locations, Retail, 250-499 employees)

Anonymous Construction Safety Organization (Construction, 100-249 employees)

Anonymous Nonprofit (Nonprofit, 100-249 employees)

Anonymous Manufacturer (Manufacturing, 50-99 employees)

Anonymous Manufacturer (Manufacturing, 50-99 employees)

Haven Savings Bank (Finance, 100-249 employees)

Anonymous Large Non Profit (Nonprofit, 1000+ employees)

EANJ Panel Discussion

May 7th Panel Discussion with EANJ members


The CDC Expands the Definition of “Close Contact” with Substantial Ramifications for the Workplace (Archer & Greiner P.C)

CDC Issues COVID-19 Testing Strategy Guidance for Workplaces

Think it will be easy to reopen? Listen to companies that never closed

1st day back in office should be about education, not production

Must you accommodate an employee with a high-risk family member?

Other Resources

EANJ COVID-19 Resources

Official N.J. COVID-19 Hub

Contact Tracing

PPE Supplier Registry

Guidance for Manufacturers

Sample Return to Work Action Plan

Guidance for Office

Tenant-Landlord Communication and Cooperation