In response to COVID-19, the NFL has limited players' off-duty conduct. The goals are to prevent the spread of the virus and to ensure a 2020/2021 football season this year. Will enforcement of the new collective bargaining agreement provisions, which limit certain high-risk behavior, lead to litigation? In an attempt to keep the workplace safe, could other businesses similarly limit employees' off-duty conduct without running afoul of federal and state laws? Stay tuned. Read more from Bloomberg Law here and from Employer Law Report here.
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