CORONAVIRUS:   Lawson-West Solicitors is ‘Open for Business’ and here to help you with your legal needs.

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Coronavirus News: My Employer is Being Unreasonable - My Children Come First

Coronavirus News:  My Employer is Being Unreasonable - My Children Come First

If you need to take time-off from work to care for your children whilst the schools are closed, you might be shocked by your employer's reaction. They might say no.

Most employers should be supportive of the situation, if you are struggling with obtaining childcare you should first check with your employer to see if they are prepared to Furlough you which would entitle you to 80% of your gross wage. If your employer refuses to do this, then you have the following options available. You can:

  1. Work from home

  2. Take dependency leave

  3. Take parental leave

  4. Use up your annual leave

  5. Speak to your employer to see if you can come to an arrangement.


If you feel that your employer is not being supportive in the Coronavirus situation, then please contact Lawson West Solicitors. You might have a claim for sex discrimination.


We're here to help. 

Please contact one of our employment team members. We're here to support you with employment advice at this time.

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You can also complete our online enquiry form.

At Lawson-West, we provide a national employment service.


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Coronavirus:  We are pleased to announce we are Open for Business

Even during Leicester’s most recent, extended lockdown, you can be assured that it is ‘Business as Usual’ at Lawson-West and we're here to help you with your legal needs. 

We are driven by our commitment to help others. We are here. For you.

At this time, please contact us by telephone, website enquiry or email.
We’re here to help:

4 Dominus Way, Meridian Business Park, LE19 1RP           Tel: 0116 2121000

44 Long Street, Wigston, LE18 2AH                                              Tel: 0116 2121080

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Millers House, Roman Way,
Market Harborough, LE16 7PQ                                                        Tel: 01858 445480



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