American Federation of Government Employees and Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch Sue Government on Behalf of Federal Employees Exposed to Coronavirus

On Friday, March 27, 2020, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch (KCNF DC) sued the federal government on behalf of AFGE members and federal employees who were exposed to the coronavirus while performing their official duties.  The named plaintiffs in the lawsuit work at the Bureau of Prisons, Department of Agriculture, and the Department of Veteran Affairs, but there are likely thousands of other federal employees who have been exposed to the coronavirus while performing their official duties and are entitled to hazard pay pursuant to federal law.

Read the press release here.

 

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