Lawyer to Businesses Reopening Friday: ‘Go Above and Beyond State Guidelines’

Benjamin E. Mudrick, partner in our Labor and Employment practice, provided insight on the Phase One reopening plan for the Finger Lakes region in an interview with News 8 WROC. Ben described that it’s better to go above and beyond these guidelines and it’s important for business owners to fully understand what’s expected of them before reopening. “If you don’t feel ready or you don’t feel like you understand that guidance as well as you need to, it’s better to delay than to open up without understanding and making the changes that you need to.” He continued, “there’s even more to consider in addition to safety. Employee morale, are your employees scared to come to work? are they going to be able to do their jobs in the workplace or are you going to keep maintaining a flexible workplace?”

To listen to the interview on the News 8 WROC website, click here.

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