Coronavirus Lawsuits on the Horizon: Termination and Discrimination

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread throughout the country, many employers responded to this unprecedented and uncertain situation by furloughing and laying off some or all of their workforce. These actions already have spurred labor and employment lawsuits. And more are likely on the horizon, including as employees start returning to work.

In our full alert on the Faegre Drinker website, we discuss prevailing trends in recent COVID-19 related labor and employment litigation – including WARN and mini-WARN litigation, wrongful termination and discrimination claims –  and proactive steps employers can take to help avoid a lawsuit.