While the Rowland factors’ foreseeability factors weigh in favor of imposing a duty of care on employers to take safety measures to prevent employees from contracting COVID-19 and transmitting the disease to family members and others, the public policy factors weigh against finding such a duty of care and they outweigh the foreseeability factors.  Recognizing liability would create staggering risk of liability that would encourage employers in vital industries to shut down during a pandemic rather than risk liability while providing needed social services.