In the United States, the number of known Covid-19 cases doubles every month.
Yet despite the continued growth of the virus, many businesses are finding ways to re-open and get their employees back to work. But as cases spike in certain states and CDC office guidelines constantly shift, there is a lot of confusion (and apprehension) about returning to the office.
Below are some of the particulars you should be aware of, including what to expect upon your return, what questions to ask your employer about safety, and how to respectfully voice concerns.
Every work environment is different, and thus, safety protocols will adjust based on the nature of the business and the size of the organization. That said, there are several common approaches shared by most industries that you should be aware of.