Heidi R. Burakiewicz, a partner with Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch (KCNF DC), spoke with Law360 about the firm’s case seeking hazard pay on behalf of federal employees who were exposed to COVID-19 at work. Burakiewicz is part of the KCNF team who, together with the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), filed the first lawsuit seeking Hazardous Duty Pay and/or Environmental Differential Pay on behalf of all federal workers who faced increased exposure risks during the pandemic.
Read the full article “Fed. Circ. Ruling Could Create Path To COVID Hazard Pay” here.