Special Report – COVID19 and the American Workplace Mandated Sick Pay and Wages

If you work for a small employer, you may not be entitled to received Paid Sick Leave under the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Conversely, small employers must understand how to mitigate their liability should they choose not to provide paid leave to employees. In this episode, Dr. Giffen addresses several key issues and questions including as a small employer, how do I qualify for an exemption from the Act? As an employee of a smaller company, can I get paid sick leave from my employer? My boss is telling me to work overtime and do things outside of my job description, is that legal? My employees work from home, what happens if they get injured? Is that a workers compensation claim?

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