New Jersey Businesses Face New Employment Litigation Claims Amid COVID-19
In a recent interview with NJBiz, Sarah Wieselthier explains how the current pandemic has changed how employers need to think about providing accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). She says, “employers, to avoid potential claims and litigation and also just based on everything going on from a human and personal standpoint, are going to have to be more sensitive to work-from-home requests.” She continues by explaining what kind of accommodations employers may need to make for at-home offices. Additionally, the article dives into Fisher Phillips’ COVID-19 Employment Litigation Tracker referencing the increase in COVID-related filings in New Jersey.
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