WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
CORONAVIRUS AND PENNSYLVANIA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION
Coronavirus or COVID-19 is a new respiratory disease that is affecting the entire world. It has many state’s economy grinding to a halt, including Pennsylvania, as governors try to protect their citizens. Many businesses are being forced to shutter their doors and lay-off workers, which leaves employees uncertain about their financial future as the world continues to adjust to COVID-19. Below are answers to the questions we believe most people are curious about. If you have any additional questions our entire office is working remotely and available to answer your questions.
On April 1, 2020, as part of Pennsylvania’s ongoing response to the unprecedented novel COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic, Governor Wolf suspended portions of the Workers’ Compensation Act.