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Elizabeth C. Tippett

Elizabeth C. Tippett

Elizabeth C. Tippett is an associate professor in the school of law at the University of Oregon. Tippett writes about ethics, employment law, and the intersection of law and technology.

New federal sick leave law – who’s eligible, who’s not and how many weeks do you get

By: - March 24, 2020

On March 18, President Donald Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law. The legislation is an emergency intervention to provide paid leave and other support to millions of workers sidelined by school closures, quarantines and caregiving. An obvious question you’re probably wondering is, “How will it affect me?” The bad news is […]