UPDATED: New York Mandates Paid Leave Benefits for Employees Impacted By COVID-19 Quarantine or Isolation Order

UPDATED: May 1, 2020 On March 18, 2020, New York enacted a new law requiring many employers to provide paid sick leave to employees who are unable to work after being issued a coronavirus-related mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation by the state, the state department of health, a local board of health, … Continued

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Signed into Law By President Trump

President Trump signed into law Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which passed in a 90-8 vote in the Senate. The final version of the legislation contains important changes from the iteration of the bill discussed in our earlier published blog including eligible leave reasons, leave compensation caps, and voluntary exclusions … Continued