The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has put the entire state of California on high alert. Both state and local governments are placing restrictions on social activities and encouraging people to self isolate. However, many California employees have questions about working during a pandemic and are struggling to find concrete answers. Since this is a new situation, many employers are unsure of what to do and do not have information that is readily available to their employees. Fortunately, our San Diego labor and employment attorney has compiled a list of support services for workers that are impacted by the Coronavirus. Please review the following resources, and stay safe during this difficult time.
Support Services for California Workers
- Summary Chart: Benefit for Workers Impacted by COVID-19: https://www.labor.ca.gov/coronavirus2019/#chart
- Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): FAQs on laws enforced by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.htm
- Paid Sick Leave: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.htm
- Information on Disability Insurance (DI), Paid Family Leave (PFL) and Unemployment Insurance (UI): https://edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm
- Support Services for those who are Sick or Quarantined, Caregiving or Dealing with Reduced Work Hours: https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm
Have Additional Questions? Contact Our San Diego Labor and Employment Attorney Today
While the impact of the Coronavirus has been large, this does not mean that California workers must forgo their employment rights. Unfortunately, many employers will make mistakes when handling this unprecedented situation. Therefore, if your employment rights have been violated due to the Coronavirus, then you need legal assistance immediately. Our San Diego labor and employment attorney can help you navigate the legal system during this difficult time. For a free consultation, contact us today at (619) 941-0667 or send us a message online. We promise to respond promptly and look forward to addressing all of your employment law concerns. Additionally, we can conduct consultations over the phone or via videoconferencing for those who are self-isolating during this pandemic.