The Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) goes into effect today: April 1, 2020. The FFCRA includes the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act. Here are some frequently asked questions related the FFCRA and your employment:
President Trump has signed the landmark legislation on March 27, 2020 that includes a $2-trillion stimulus package to provide a safety net to the struggling U.S. economy due to the the coronavirus pandemic.
The stimulus package is the largest emergency aid package in US history and the most significant legislative action taken to address the rapidly intensifying coronavirus crisis, which has resulted in the economy coming to a screeching halt. Here is the full text of the bill. Here are the 4 key provisions in the law:
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.
What are the damages and employee can recover or settlement can an employee get if you sue your employer in Ohio for an employment law violation?
The answer to this question will depend on the type of legal claim you bring. For example, discrimination lawsuits have different damages available if it involves a hostile work environment or a wrongful termination. Also, discrimination under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has different damages than discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).