Garland, TX asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Florida

Q: It I work for a job that pays me 13 an hour to clean buses and be around people shouldn't I be paid more due to covid-19

I'm in South Bay Florida

1 Lawyer Answer
Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Hollywood, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Morally, yes they should. Legally, there currently is no requirement to do so. Transit workers unions have been asking Congress to pass a Federal law requiring such hazard pay - see:

I'm don't know if there has been any attempt to get State of Fla. lawmakers to pass a State law on it, but with those currently controlling the Fla. legislature and governorship, it probably won't happen.

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