Bloomberg News Interviews Fisher Phillips Attorneys for Details on COVID-Related Employment Litigation
In an interview with Bloomberg News, Melissa Camire and Chantell Foley provide key insight into trends employers are seeing with regard to COVID-related employment litigation. The article also cites Fisher Phillips’ COVID-19 Employment Litigation Tracker as a key tool in measuring the total 1,348 lawsuits that have been filed related to COVID-19. Melissa explains that the most common kinds are cases filed by workers who said they needed, but were denied, time off because they contracted COVID-19 or had to take care of a sick person. While Congress has remained gridlocked on any federal measures to protect businesses from these lawsuits, Chantell says that states like Georgia, North Carolina and Utah have created their own legal shields for businesses and individuals.
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