This is a difficult subject that employers and employees must grapple with as the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, spreads across America and worldwide. Corporations, such as Nestle, have canceled all global and most domestic travel for employees.
Nestle is not the only company to cancel domestic and international travel work for its employees, however. Employees need to know what they can do if their employer is effectively forcing them to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are basic Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules to review so that workers know their rights regarding work travel during the pandemic.
What Does the OSHA Say About Work Travel Restrictions?
The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) requires employers to provide workers with workplaces free of known hazards that compromise the safety and the health of all workers. For…