Is My Job Protected If I Refuse to Work Due to Health & Safety Risk of COVID-19?
What are my specific workplace health and safety rights during the COVID-19 crisis? Your employer is required to take steps to ensure your safety and health, and to provide you with enough training and protection to do your job safely. Under the law, your rights include: The right to be properly trained by your employer about safety on the job. The right to be warned about hazardous materials to which you are exposed. The right to be given protective gear if you work with haz
Orange County Register Publishes Article Concerning Taylor Labor Law COVID-19 Wrongful Termination C
On April 10, 2020, Taylor Labor Law, PC filed a lawsuit on behalf of a client who was terminated because she refused to conduct her non-essential work during California's "Stay at Home" order, which began on March 19, 2020. Taylor Labor Law's client, Brittany Noh, worked for Fraud Fighters, Inc., a company that investigates workers' compensation fraud. Part of the client's job required her to interview injured parties in hospital settings, and the client feared for her safet