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A Lawsuit About Working at Home


6/15/20: With all the cases of employees working at home during the pandemic, it’s not surprising that a lawsuit would emerge somewhere along the line. That happened recently when single mother Stephanie Jones, director of revenue management with Eastern Airlines, asked her employer for two hours off each day to care for her child, who could not attend school because of school closures...

According to Erin Mulvaney, the reporter for an article published on Bloom Law’s Daily Labor Report, Jones’s request was repeatedly refused, ultimately resulting in her being fired. Mulvaney’s article goes through Jones’ case. More important for the broader picture, she goes through the potential for additional lawsuits under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and what compliance and HR departments need to know about the Act and its potential effect on corporate decisions about firing employees...

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A Lawsuit About Working at Home

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