COVID-19 and Remote Working

COVID-19 and Remote Working

COVID-19
Dave Koller was recently quoted in NJBiz. The article, Will remote-work requirements spark lawsuits?, addresses legal issues for employers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Koller discusses the need for employers to provide reasonable accommodations for those working from home and issues for returning employees with underlying health issues. Please call our office if you have any…
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Protecting Returning Employees

Philadelphia Takes the Lead Protecting Returning Employees

Philadelphia takes the lead protecting returning employees, and hopefully starts a trend. On Thursday, June 25, Philadelphia’s City Council unanimously approved Bill No. 200328. This Bill will make it illegal for employers to retaliate against workers who complain about unsafe work conditions due to the coronavirus. Mayor Kenney has expressed support for the Bill. Therefore,…
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Paid Leave for COVID-19

Paid Leave for COVID-19?

I recently read an article in the New Jersey Law Journal – ‘Families First’ Law Gets Test in Lawsuit Over Paid Leave for COVID-19 Self-Quarantine. In this lawsuit, an employee claims that an employer violated the Families First Coronavirus Response Act by not paying him leave after a doctor ordered him to self-quarantine due to…
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The COVID-19 Unemployment Dilemma

The COVID-19 Unemployment Dilemma

I hope everyone is doing okay. We are taking a lot of calls from people looking for legal assistance who are placed in a very difficult situation. I call this the COVID-19 unemployment dilemma. Calls From Employees Employees of companies are calling me and the conversations are going something like this: (1) I filed for…
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