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Reopening Businesses Must Consider Employee and Consumer Privacy

June 03, 2020

Governmental entities, trade organizations, and others are wisely recommending protocols to reduce the risk of a spike in COVID-19 cases. Such protocols include customer and employee wellness screenings, contact tracing, and questionnaires about compliance with public health orders. Although these protocols are designed to ensure the health and well-being of employees, customers, and others physically visiting the businesses, businesses collecting data from employees and customers must consider the privacy implications of doing so.