COVID-19 Employment Law Questions

Both employers and employees are significantly impacted by the newly enacted Minnesota and federal legislation surrounding COVID-19. Employers and employees may have questions such as:

  • How does the CARES Act effect unemployment benefits?
  • What happens to exempt workers whose hours are reduced because of COVID-19?
  • What documentation is required to substantiate paid sick leave benefits under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?
  • What happens to an employee’s health insurance benefits if the employees is out on expanded family and medical leave?
  • How does an employer know if an employee should apply for unemployment benefits or receive paid sick leave benefits?
  • If an employer furloughs an employee, can an employee also receive paid sick leave benefits?
  • What forms exist as it relates to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?

Contact Employment law attorney Kelly C. Dohm for assistance with your legal matters relating to COVID-19.  Kelly can be reached at 952.442.7724 or by email, kdohm@mhslaw.com

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