Labor & Employment Law Daily Wrap Up, DISCHARGE—N.D. Ill.: Hospital worker mostly defeats bid to dismiss claims over alleged COVID-19-related firing, (Jan 13, 2022)

By Marjorie Johnson, J.D.

The employee claimed she was terminated while she was at home complying with a city ordinance which provided that anyone with flu-like symptoms should not go into their workplace until symptom-free for at least 72 hours.

A hospital employee who claimed she was denied her request for a short leave to recover from her COVID-19 infect ...