Emergency Efforts to Mitigate COVID-19: Legislation Extending Unemployment and Disability Insurance Benefits to Employees and Its Impact on Employers
| 1 min read | Tagged: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disability Insurance Benefits, Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Amina Mousa Former Associate
COVID-19 has already caused major disruptions in United States labor markets and its impact is expected to last for months. Federal and state governments are introducing and passing various forms of emergency legislation targeted at providing income support to workers, including by extending unemployment insurance benefits to temporarily displaced workers and, where applicable, making available disability insurance benefits to employees diagnosed with or exposed to COVID-19. For more information, click here.