Legal Alerts/Details

Employees' Refusal to Work Over Coronavirus Concerns

May 14, 2020
Footnotes:
  1. See Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, News Release, Employment Situation Summary–April 2020, dated May 8, 2020.
  2. See U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report, May, 2020.
  3. See U.S. Department of Labor News Release, U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers That They Cannot Retaliate Against Workers Reporting Unsafe Conditions During Coronavirus Pandemic, dated April 8, 2020, available at https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20200408.
  4. See Wage and Hour Division posted FAQs on COVID-19 and the FMLA, available here: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/fmla/pandemic.
  5. See Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws, available at https://www.eeoc.gov/wysk/what-you-should-know-about-covid-19-and-ada-rehabilitation-act-and-other-eeo-laws.
  6. See U.S. Department of Labor, Unemployment Insurance Relief During COVID-19 Outbreak, available at https://www.dol.gov/coronavirus/unemployment-insurance; and Unemployment Insurance Program Letter 23-20, available at https://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=4621.
  7. See Paycheck Protection Program Reports (Round 1 and Round 2), available here: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program.
  8. See Paycheck Protection Program Loans Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) as of May 6, 2020, available here: https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/2020-05/Paycheck-Protection-Program-Frequently-Asked-Questions_05%2006%2020.pdf.

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