The Covid-19 vaccine has arrived in record time. Its long term effects are unknown. So can your employer require you to get the covid-19 vaccine before starting or returning to work? New guidance provides insight on this hot button employment law issue. Our Employment Attorney breaks it down here.
With the new Family First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) in place as of April 1, 2020, what remedies does an employee have if an employer violates the FFCRA and its Emergency Paid Sick Leave Provisions or Expanded Family and Medical Leave Act provisions?
Businesses throughout the country are beginning to reopen. While many people who may have experienced layoffs or reduced hours anxiously await returning to work, this poses a grave concern for employees who, because of a medical condition, are at high risk should they become ill with COVID-19. Can you be forced to return to work, even if you don’t feel safe doing so? What kinds of legal protections are available to you in this situation? Your Ohio Employment Attorney breaks down what you need to know about your right to request a Reasonable Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Coronavirus/Covid-19 and Your Employment: A pandemic is upon us and even the doubters are realizing that the Coronavirus aka COVID-19 is going to have a dramatic impact on our health, our daily lives, and our employment. With all the drastic measures being taken by local, state, and federal government, it is important for you to know what your rights are as an employee in this unprecedented time. Because the actions of government and lawmakers are rapidly changing, we will keep this article updated as the changes go into effect.
If you cannot perform your job due to a disability, and you request to be reassigned to a job you are able to perform as an ADA accommodation, can your employer make you compete for this open position with other job applicants? This likely depends on where you live. Our Columbus, Ohio ADA Disability attorneys provide a full analysis of this issue and the current divide among the U.S. federal courts.