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Covid-19 Retaliation

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides employees with additional protections and benefits. Specifically, beginning on April 2nd, employees are entitled up to 80-hours of paid sick leave at their regular rate of pay if they are unable to work (including telework) because:
 
-they are quarantined,
-they are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or
-they have a bona fide need to care for an individual who is subject to a quarantine.
 
Additionally, and also beginning on April 2nd, the Family Medical Leave Act’s coverage is expanded to individuals who have worked at least 30-days with their employer and provides up to an additional 10-weeks of paid expanded family and medical leave at two-thirds the employee’s regular rate of pay where an employee is unable to work due to a bona fide need for leave to care for a child whose school or child care provider is closed or unavailable for reasons related to COVID-19.
 
If you or a family member are not being afforded the benefits and protections provided by the law, please contact our office for a free consultation to find out how we may be able to help you.

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Tallahassee

209 East Brevard St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Panama City (by appointment)

1240 West 23rd St.
Panama City, FL 32405

Thomasville (by appointment)

122 East Jackson St.
Thomasville, GA 31792

Valdosta (by appointment)

1003 N Patterson St.
Valdosta, GA 31601