Trade groups want travel companies to get immunity from Covid-related liability. Senate Republicans are pushing for liability limits for businesses, healthcare entities and academic institutions. State and local legislation, either to protect businesses from litigation or employees from losing wages or jobs, has been popping up.
Meanwhile, some organizations are asking travelers to sign liability waivers ahead of business trips. That won't absolve them of their duty of care to employees. When companies fail to uphold their obligations, they can face negligence lawsuits. Those oftentimes result in costly settlements. Since the pandemic began, nearly . . .