2020 March

30 Mar: Handbook Updates that Companies Need to Make Immediately

As you likely know, Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) and the Department of Labor (“DOL”) later issued some guidance and notice materials regarding two specific provisions in the FFCRA, the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act (“EFMLEA”) and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”). Both require employers to grant…

26 Mar: What are an Employer’s Legal Obligations to Provide Paid Leave under the new COVID-19 Leave Laws?

With the recent passing of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), Congress has expanded the coverage and application of the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) through the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act (“EFMLEA”). Additionally, Congress created the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”), which imposes a federal requirement for employers to provide paid…