What employers need to know about Monkeypox

Enough already! Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered some of the most significant cultural shifts in decades. Employers have had to radically adjust workplace practices with new policies and an endless variety of federal, state and local requirements. Now the world is seeing a yet another outbreak with the distinctive name […]

WHO declares Monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern

Like the “Swine Flu” from over a decade ago, the name “Monkeypox” causes one to sit up and take notice. Combined with the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s enough to inspire one to scream, “Enough already!” On July 23, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared monkeypox to be a “Public Health Emergency […]

Following suit, Nike updates policy to include transparent COVID-19 masks

We ran across this case and thought it might be of interest to our clients at GroupOne Background Screening. Last summer, Nike retail stores, like almost all businesses in the U.S., began requiring its employees to wear masks to combat the spread of COVID-19. A few weeks later, Cali Bunn entered one of its San […]

CDC says U.S. could get COVID-19 under control if everyone wears mask

Excerpted from CNBC by Berkeley Lovelace Jr.and Will Feuer The United States could get the coronavirus pandemic under control in one to two months if every American wore a mask, a top Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official said Tuesday. “The time is now,” Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the CDC, said during an […]