Business Rights + Covid-19

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Alabama Works and West Alabama Works united to create the Business Rights + COVID-19 resource, a guide to help businesses rehire laid-off employees when they reopen.

The guide covers businesses’ legal rights for rehiring laid-off employees, the importance of communicating with laid-off employees and guidelines for reaching out to the Alabama Department of Labor if an employee refuses to return to work. The Department of Labor says that laid-off employees who refuse to return to active employment will no longer be eligible for unemployment benefits.

Employers have right too, learn about yours here.

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