In the News Today -May 8, 2020

May 08, 2020

Business Groups Want Protection From Coronavirus Lawsuits For SC Employers: Dozens of business groups are calling on federal legislators to protect employers from legal liability if workers become sick with COVID-19 after returning to the workplace. Led by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, a coalition of organizations representing manufacturers, truckers, retailers and others say efforts to restart the state’s economy are threatened by the risk of employers “becoming the targets of coronavirus-related lawsuits,” according to an open letter to the state’s senators and representatives.