MOBILE, ALABAMA, FRANCHISEE PAYS BACK WAGES TO SEVEN WORKERS AFTER WRONGLY DENYING PAID SICK LEAVE AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
The operator of a Smoothie King franchise in Mobile, Alabama, has paid $918 in back wages to seven employees after wrongly denying them emergency paid sick leave. The seven employees took leave while some sought medical diagnosis for suspected coronavirus infection and others followed orders to self-quarantine due to coronavirus exposure at the workplace.
Original Article Source Credits: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR , https://www.dol.gov/
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Original Article Posted on: September 21, 2020
Link to Original Article: https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/whd/whd20200921-0