If you are pregnant and suffering severe anxiety right now about giving birth during this coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis, your employer must take that into account and be flexible with you due to your current pregnancy-based limitations.
Your pregnancy-related severe anxiety regarding giving birth in a hospital during this escalating and unprecedented American coronavirus pandemic is covered by the law.
Workers in New York are protected under existing and new federal laws, as well as state laws. In addition to federal and state laws, employees who work in New York City are also entitled to protections under various NYC laws. The following sections discuss the applicability of these laws. Am I Entitled to Paid Leave […]
If you’re pregnant and work in NY–the epicenter of the outbreak–and you’re still required to report to the workplace, either because you’re an “essential” employee, or because you’re one of the 25% of employees required to report to work during the mandatory closure of businesses, you are entitled to a “reasonable accommodation” of your pregnancy, […]
If you work in NY and earn at least $58,500 per year and are a professional, executive or managerial administrative salaried employee, which generally means you’re in management, or you exercise discretion and independent judgment or supervise at least two other employees, then you’re “exempt” from federal and state overtime rules after you’ve worked 40 […]