Workers Fearful of COVID Face Potential Termination

Good piece in the NY Times about workers/individuals afraid to return to work due to the coronavirus and the implications that this can have on their job status and/or their ability to receive unemployment benefits. Depending on the specifics of the situation, firing a worker for “refusing” to return to work may be illegal, particularly if the company could provide a reasonable accommodation to the employee without undue burden/hardship to the business.

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