COVID-19 News, EMPLOYEE LEAVE—N.D. Ill.: Employee not allowed to return after positive COVID test advances EPLSA, FMLA claims; ADA claim dismissed, (Jan 13, 2022)

By George Basharis, J.D.

The employee alleged claims against her glass products producer employer for unpaid sick leave and retaliation in relation to her positive COVID-19 test and resulting self-quarantine.

An employee who tested positive for COVID-19 and was required by a doctor to self-quarantine succeeded in advancing her claims of unpaid sick le ...