Impacts of COVID-19 on Workers' Compensation
Around the globe, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is infecting tens of thousands of people and disrupting travel, public gatherings, schools and business operations. Most employers are preparing for the possibility of widespread infections.
"Employers can take simple steps to reduce the anxiety their workers may feel."
Work Comp attorneys discuss current concerns in this area of the law and offer guidance for lawyers as they navigate COVID-19 issues with their clients.
"Some states are passing laws to protect workers who are at a greater risk of contracting the disease. North Carolina’s legislature has not yet taken any steps to protect first responders or healthcare workers."
We must protect our employees.
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