What to know about your leave options if you’re not ready to return to work


Jennifer Liu
May 21, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Employment, Unemployment Insurance

Organizations mentioned/involved: National Employment Law Project (NY)


Can you refuse to go back to work and still claim unemployment benefits? The answer will depend on your situation and how Covid-19 has affected you personally, you may have options to remain on leave and not return to work in-person, at least temporarily. Here’s what to know.