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Employers Face Legal Questions During Coronavirus Outbreak

Thousands of employers in the Philadelphia area have been severely impacted by government restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Some large corporations, such as Amazon, are offering paid sick leave to employees diagnosed or quarantined with COVID-19. Other businesses have been forced to close temporarily. Workers are being sent home and employers are left with unprecedented legal questions, including the following:

  • Am I responsible for sending sick workers home?
  • Do my employees have the right to work from home or take off from work if they are concerned about exposure to COVID-19?
  • Am I obligated to offer extended sick leave to employees who have been quarantined?
  • Does the Americans with Disabilities Act provide protections to workers diagnosed with COVID-19?

Our experienced employment attorneys are available to help employers act immediately in a manner that complies with federal, state and municipal laws.

Philadelphia Employment Lawyers at Sidkoff, Pincus & Green P.C. Answer Your Legal Questions Regarding the Coronavirus

Many employers in the Philadelphia area are experiencing unanticipated impacts from the spread of COVID-19. If you have any legal questions regarding your responsibilities as an employer with respect to temporary sick leave, termination, contractual matters, or other issues, do not hesitate to contact the Philadelphia employment lawyers at Sidkoff, Pincus & Green P.C. Fill out our online form or call us at 215-574-0600. Located in Philadelphia, we provide skilled counsel to clients throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.