Loganville, GA asked in Employment Law for Georgia

Q: My job has told me I have to come back, and stopped my unemployment. I have severe asthma and allergies

I have the dr note saying I'm high risk. Job said I can go on unpaid leave. I told them shelter in place was through june 12th, they basically said I was a liar.

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Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson
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A: Hi, you can request a reasonable accommodation for your severe asthma in light of the risks associated with covid-19. You and the employer will need to engage in an interactive process to determine a reasonable accommodation that won't pose an undue hardship on the business. If unpaid leave or work from home is unavailable, maybe safety gear is an option. I would recommend reaching out to an employment law attorney in your state to assist you.

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