SWE Research Partner to Offer Free COVID-19 Legal Helpline for Workers

SWE research partner, The Center for WorkLife Law, is offering a free legal helpline for workers nationwide who have questions about their workplace rights related to coronavirus.
SWE Research Partner to Offer Free COVID-19 Legal Helpline for Workers

The Center for WorkLife Law is offering a free legal helpline for workers nationwide who have questions about their workplace rights related to coronavirus. COVID-19 helpline callers can connect with attorneys to receive information about how to protect their incomes, health benefits, and jobs while taking care of their families and their health during the COVID-19 crisis. Spanish speaking staff are also available.

Examples of workers who can receive help:

  • Working parents and other caregivers who need time off work to care for children, elderly, or disabled family members due to school or care closures
  • Pregnant employees seeking job changes or leave to avoid COVID-19 exposure
  • Employees navigating income replacement and paid leave options when they are off work under a quarantine/isolation order
  • Parents or other caregivers fired, furloughed, or otherwise penalized because of their COVID-19-related caregiving needs

How to contact the Center for WorkLife Law for help:

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