March 30, 2020
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued some much-needed guidance on employers' obligations to provide paid sick leave to employees under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act, and time off to employees under the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act. This guidance includes how an employer with less than 50 employees may be exempt from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
March 21, 2020
President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) (H.R. 6201) [CM1] on March 18, 2020. The law has many provisions that employers must be aware of as it creates significant changes in an employer’s sick pay and Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) obligations.
“Update Alert: On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor makes FFCRA effective on April 1, 2020.”