Peoria, AZ asked in Employment Law for Arizona

Q: My employer wants me to return to work asap during covid. I signed a paper stating that they want us to return 4/30/2020

I am currently home schooling my children and still feel unsafe returning to work. Do i have the right to tell them I will return on the date provided on the paperwork i signed.

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A: This will depend on the size of your employer and what services it provides. If your employer has more than 50 but fewer than 500 employees and you are not employed in a healthcare or emergency responder role, then you may be eligible for additional partially-paid leave to care for your children under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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