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  • Coronavirus and Employee Privacy Laws: What Employers Should Know The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) presents challenging medical privacy issues for employers. Employers must observe their employees’ continued legal right to privacy—including under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HIPAA, and/or relevant state and local laws—while maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. Below are some privacy guidelines for employers to consider with respect to the coronavirus outbreak. Medical Privacy Obligations Under the ADA The ADA and similar state and local laws prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities or perceived... More