Employee Sues After Being Forced to Stay Home During Covid Pandemic


Ariel Robtoy, “filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing the supermarket chain of firing her for taking off of work to self-isolate after she developed a sore throat and other symptoms of COVID-19.” Robtoy has sued Kroger, accusing it of violating both federal law and its internal policy of allowing 14 days of paid leave to workers impacted by the virus.

Other Employment lawsuits are sure to follow in the employment law area.

Call Alex R. Hernandez Jr. PLLC if you have an employment question related to the current Pandemic. 361-454-1000.

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