TUCSON, ARIZONA, COMPANY TO PAY BACK WAGES AFTER DENYING PAID SICK LEAVE TO WORKER WHOSE DOCTOR ORDERED CORONAVIRUS QUARANTINE


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Heidi Macomber reads the 4/23/20 DOL WHD news bulletin re U.S. DOL News – Tucson Settlement -Families First Coronavirus Response Act

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Bear Creek Electrical – an electrical company based in Tucson, Arizona – will pay one employee $1,600 for refusing to provide him sick leave under the newly passed Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act after health care providers ordered him to self-quarantine with potential coronavirus symptoms.

Resources

DOL WHD News Release 4/23/2020

Coronavirus and COVID-19


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