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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…

17 Jan: What You Need to Know About Death in Family Leave

The death of a family member can be hard to endure. Employers usually offer bereavement leave to employees who have lost a loved one. The death in family leave can be used for making funeral plans, attending the burial, and managing the estate. Giving workers time to recover from the loss can help to promote…

26 Sep: The DOL Reveals its Final Rule on Overtime

The DOL Reveals Its Final Rule on Overtime, Presenting New Obligations, and Challenges for Employers On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) revealed its final rule on the overtime “white collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The regulations, which are located at 20 CFR Part 541, have not been updated since…