Michigan has enacted a package of laws that provide COVID-19-related liability protection to employers and retaliation protection to employees who take required leave.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has held that an employer that fired an employee after accommodating his leave request to care for his ailing grandfather did not discriminate or illegally retaliate against him.
Colorado employers face new requirements regarding paid sick leave with broader coverage than federal law, including anti-retaliation protections.
A new ordinance prohibits employers from taking adverse action against employees who obey orders to stay at home, quarantine or isolate due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Effective May 20, 2020, the "Protect Our Voices Act" will prohibit private employers in New Mexico from requiring an employee to sign a nondisclosure provision of a settlement agreement relating to claims of sexual harassment, discrimination or retaliation.
News: HR guidance on the legal risks of retaliation in the workplace.
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