Spike In Workplace COVID-19 Suits Only Starting, Report Says


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Law360 (September 8, 2020, 8:49 PM EDT) —
The coronavirus pandemic has already spawned nearly 600 lawsuits, with even more litigation on issues like layoffs and sick leave expected once businesses bring back workers and ramp up operations, according to a new report Tuesday from Littler Mendelson PC.

The WPI Labor Day Report 2020, which was produced by the management-side firm’s Workplace Policy Institute, analyzed the effect the ongoing pandemic has had on businesses and workers as both try to navigate the health crisis.

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