U.S. DOL FFCRA Rule Faces Challenges and Q&A Guidance

Update: Our latest post about the DOL’s FFCRA guidance can be found here.   The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) recently released Temporary Rule and Q&A guidance concerning the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provided much-needed detail for employers and third-party leave administrators grappling with administering the FFCRA’s new paid leave entitlements. However, … Continued

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