COVID-19 Legal Update: AlaBAMA
Workers' Compensation Administrative board/ commission
How does the state define an occupational disease?
§ 25-5-110. (1) OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE. A disease arising out of and in the course of employment, including occupational pneumoconiosis and occupational exposure to radiation as defined in subdivisions (2) and (3), respectively, of this section, which is due to hazards in excess of those ordinarily incident to employment in general and is peculiar to the occupation in which the employee is engaged but without regard to negligence or fault, if any, of the employer. A disease, including, but not limited to, loss of hearing due to noise, shall be deemed an occupational disease only if caused by a hazard recognized as peculiar to a particular trade, process, occupation, or employment as a direct result of exposure, over a period of time, to the normal working conditions of the trade, process, occupation, or employment.
COVid-19 Specific Laws, agency declarations/ press releases, or enacted regulation?
Dept of Labor Press Release: Unemployment for COVID 19
March 16, 2020
DOI - FAQs About Business Interruption Insurance
April 27, 2020
DOI Issues Bulletin on Licensing During COVID-19
April 29, 2020
Court Closures & Modified Call
Is the administrative court system closed or open?
Open - but closed to the public until 4/30/20.
Does this state have a shelter-in-place in order?
ANY STATE-SPECIFIC GUIDANCE ON DISABILITY, UNEMPLOYMENT, OR HEALTH BENEFITS FOR COVID-19?
Last Updated: 8/14/2020