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Employment Lawyer On Workers' Rights In A Global Pandemic05:45
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A worker stocks up on groceries at a local supermarket on March 20 in the Brooklyn, New York. (Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images)
A worker stocks up on groceries at a local supermarket on March 20 in the Brooklyn, New York. (Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds of thousands of people are filing for unemployment, and economists say millions of jobs may be on the line. At the same time, many workers are being called to the frontlines — at grocery stores, restaurants, hospitals and more.

Here & Now's talk to employment attorney Mariah Passarelli with Cozen O'Connor in Pittsburgh about what legal rights employees have right now.

This segment aired on March 23, 2020.

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