Coronavirus Creates Novel Employee Leave Considerations

May 15, 2020, 9:39 PM

Many employees will undoubtedly have concerns about returning to the workplace and what happens if they request more time away. Here are some issues likely to come up in the context of leave and the new hazards of work.

Bloomberg Law Analyst Dori Goldstein recently talked about some of the issues to consider during a webinar on reopening during Coronavirus. She provided answers to some important questions to consider:

Bloomberg Law: Can employees refuse to come to work?

Dori: Yes. The Occupational Safety and Health Act says employees can refuse to come to work if they believe they are in ...

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