COVID-19: FAQs on Federal Labor and Employment Laws

From ABC of Wisconsin member Ogletree Deakins

The recent spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States has caused employers to be increasingly concerned and uncertain regarding the future of their workforces. Using this link you will find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the latest developments on the virus and guidance from federal agencies, including topics like sending employees home, excluding employees from work, requiring employees to work from home, returning employees to work, vacation, paid time off, paid sick leave, wage and hour, attendance, FMLA, ADA, confidentiality, NLRA, workplace safety and workers compensation. The information provided does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice.

Ogletree Deakins is part of the ABC of Wisconsin Free Call For Legal Education Service. As with any free call situation, please contact ABC of Wisconsin, 608-244-5883, prior to contacting Attorney Mark A. Johnson, 414-239-6408, about Coronavirus-related issues. 

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