Media Advisory: Workplace Fairness Offers New COVID-19 Resource Pages for Workers
WASHINGTON (April 16, 2020)
Dear Journalists, please share this critical COVID-19 resource information with your readers.
WHAT: One-Stop Shop for All Things Related to COVID-19: Workplace Fairness Updates COVID-19 Resource Pages for Workers
During these unprecedented times, workers need to know their rights and need access to well-researched resources. The national nonprofit, Workplace Fairness, advocates for workers' rights and has updated its Know Your Rights content to include information relating to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
NEW Resources to share with your readers include updated / additional resources for COVID-19 covering the following:
One-stop shop for all things related to COVID-19:
New Legislation Increasing Access to Paid Sick Leave:
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) & Emergency Paid Sick Leave
Expansion of Unemployment Insurance
Unemployment Insurance for Individuals Affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Filing an Unemployment Claim in Your State
Last advisory detailed the following:
Workers’ Rights During Public Health Emergencies
Infectious Diseases and the Workplace
Learn more about workers' rights during public health emergencies and when the country is dealing with the spread of an infectious disease by visiting https://www.workplacefairness.org/.
About Workplace Fairness
Workplace Fairness is a nonprofit organization that provides information, education and assistance to individual workers and their advocates nationwide and promotes public policies that advance employee rights. The organization’s mission is to educate workers and their advocates about workplace rights and options for resolving workplace problems and that policymakers, members of the business community and the public view the fair treatment of workers as both good business practice and sound public policy.
Private Interview Opportunities
Individual interviews with Workplace Fairness staff and members of the Board of Directors can be scheduled to discuss workplace issues for workers and employers.
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