The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued new guidance on the interplay between the current Coronavirus crisis and the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"). That guidance can be read in full here
On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. The Act provides enhanced and expanded unemployment insurance (UI) to millions of workers throughout the country who are being furloughed, laid off, or finding themselves without work through no fault of their own because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
During this COVID-19 pandemic, many workers find themselves working from home, or not working at all due to work slow downs or the coronavirus shelter in place ordered by Governor Kate Brown on March 23, 2020. If you or a family member* are suffering symptoms related to COVID-19, or any other serious health condition, you may be entitled to paid sick leave. Oregon paid sick leave laws require that: