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Alternate and Hybrid School Schedules Give Parents Stronger Rights to Leave Under New FFCRA Guidance

Posted In COVID-19, FFCRA, Paid Sick Leave, Temporary Leave

On September 11, 2020, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued new guidance clarifying portions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). In an important decision for working parents, the definition of “intermittent leave” was clarified to expressly exclude instances in which employees take FFCRA leave to care for their children whose schools are operating on alternate or hybrid-attendance schedules.  More >

Enforcement and Retaliation of New Paid Leave Provisions – Crucial Concerns for Employers

While the new paid sick leave and Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) expansion law contains a small carrot for employers in the form of tax credits for those required to pay for sick leave and expanded FMLA leave, it also contains a couple of fairly substantial sticks.  Accordingly, employers should carefully consider any adverse employment actions they take at this time with respect to employees who take leave.   More >

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