On Friday, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued revisions to the regulations on paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The revisions address the issues in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York’s decision on August 3, 2020, which found […]
On August 27, 2020, the Department of Labor issued several updates to their “Frequently Asked Questions” concerning the application and enforcement of mandatory leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). With school starting, the timing of the updates proved very useful as the DOL sought to address questions surrounding the entitlement of leave […]
In this crazy avalanche of 2020, we have seen so many new issues arise. New laws have been enacted. We have had new employee scenarios that we never thought we would have to deal with. We have handled the implementation of mask requirements. We have navigated changes to our workforce by implementing remote work, conducting […]
A recent court decision from the US District Court for the Southern District of New York has called into question the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Final Rule implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and their subsequent guidance on how it should be applied. In challenging the Final Rule, the State of New York […]
As I begin this article, the school district where I live is expected to announce their recommendation that school be conducted completely online this fall. As a parent, this gives me anxiety. As an HR professional, this gives me anxiety. How are we going to support our employees, as parents? Here are some statistics to […]
The Department of Labor (DOL) has been updating it’s guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) for employers as new issues come up in the implementation of this new law. One recent update clarified in what situations an employee may be able to take employer-provided paid time off concurrently with certain FFCRA leaves. […]
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