Starting July 1, 2022, Connecticut employers are required by the Connecticut Department of Labor to provide their employees with written notice that will describe the job-protected leaves and benefits available to them under the Connecticut Family and Medical Leave Act (CT FMLA) and the Connecticut Paid Leave Program. This notice is required at the time … Continued
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times: getting your absence management compliance house in order is a top task you can undertake to save time, headaches, and sometimes cold hard cash. This will never be truer once the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) completes their recently announced initiative to hire 100 … Continued
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As employers plan to move employees back into the workplace, what are the various considerations employers must keep in mind when reopening their physical work locations?
Your top 10 questions answered about the Federal Legislation (FFCRA, Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act and Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act) and updates to state legislation.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave to employees due to COVID-19. What should employers know?
The FMLA federal law provides up to 12 or 26 weeks of unpaid leave during a 12-month period, return to the same or equivalent position with health benefits intact for an employee. What are the employers’ responsibilities?
Parents recently received a thumbs up from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to use intermittent FMLA leave to attend individualized education program (IEP) meetings related to a child with a serious health condition. Issued on August 8, 2019, the DOL’s new opinion letter states that attending IEP meetings falls within the FMLA-qualifying reason of … Continued
Are you up to speed on how to calculate Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitlement during the holiday season? FMLA usage and holiday pay are determined based on several factors, including: U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) FMLA regulations and provisions; your employer’s policies; whether your company is open for business on holidays; and whether … Continued
On November 5, 2018, Governor Cuomo signed into law the Living Donor Protection Act of 2018, Senate Bill 2496. The law, which amends the New York Insurance law and Paid Family Leave to extend protections to organ and tissue donors, goes into effect Sunday, February 3, 2019. New York Paid Family Leave: The bill amends … Continued
The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor (DOL) made news Tuesday when it issued two new Opinion Letters addressing sticky Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) issues that can vex employers: Organ Donation and the FMLA: In Opinion Letter FMLA2018-2-A, the employer sought information on whether organ donation surgery can qualify … Continued
April showers bring….guidance about leave of absence? It’s not the most well-known axiom, but it seems to be true this month. Today we consider three important developments in leave of absence: a new Department of Labor Opinion Letter, IRS guidance regarding the Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit, and a decision – or lack … Continued