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Erin McLaughlin, shareholder in the firm's Labor & Employment section, comments about employer liability in the Inc. article, "Covid Testing in the Workplace Is Tricky. Here's What Experts Recommend."

The government also approved conducting Covid-19 tests in the workplace, which employers typically can't do. "I think there is a general need to know that the person walking into your facility does not have a fever currently," says Erin McLaughlin, labor and employment attorney at Pittsburgh-based law firm Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney. Testing in general, she says, and keeping track that employees who are coming into the workplace are healthy may give your business a layer of liability protection in case someone does get sick.