The U.S. Department of Labor Provides Clarity for Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

2020-09-24T15:23:24+00:00 September 24th, 2020|Categories: Catherine M. DiVita, COVID-19, Daniel Fishman, FMLA, Human Resources Compliance, Laws & Regulations, Regulatory Compliance|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) in March required employers to implement new forms of paid leave during the height of the pandemic. Since then, eligibility questions have arisen as employees try to take advantage of the leave and courts scrutinize the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”)’s related regulations.

Key Takeaways For Employers From the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

2020-03-23T21:54:03+00:00 March 23rd, 2020|Categories: FMLA, Human Resources Compliance, Julie M. Muller, Kathleen O'Toole|Tags: , , , , , |

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) into law in response to the public health emergency caused by COVID-19.  This is a sweeping legislation that has an immediate impact on millions of employees and employers.  The FFCRA is divided into eight sections (Divisions