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DOL Provides Employers with Teleworking ...

DOL Provides Employers with Teleworking Clarity

On Aug. 24, 2020, the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) “issued Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) 2020-5 to clarify an employer’s obligation to track the number of hours of compensable work by employees who are teleworking or otherwise working away from premises controlled by their employers.” In a telework or remote work environment, employers may often question their obligation […]

DOL ISSUES FFCRA REGULATIONS

DOL ISSUES FFCRA REGULATIONS

Today, April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued temporary regulations for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The new regulations confirmed that employees must give notice to their employers of the need to take leave and provide documentation to support paid sick leave and emergency family and medical leave. The IRS also provided guidance […]

Seeking Clarity: The New DOL Q&A and Man

Seeking Clarity: The New DOL Q&A and Mandatory Poster Requirement on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released a Q&A document which provides important information regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), as well as a Fact Sheet for Employers. Additionally, today, March 25, 2020, the DOL issued the anticipated mandatory notice, which certain employers will be required to post or distribute. The FFCRA was […]

Complimentary On-Demand WEBINAR: The Sma...

Complimentary On-Demand WEBINAR: The Small Business Guide to the Legal Impact of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

We have prepared a free and timely On-Demand video webinar to update our clients and friends concerning new mandatory employee-related legal obligations concerning any business with fewer than 500 employees. Please join the webinar here. Congress passed HR 6201, the emergency Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The sweeping legislation includes important changes to paid-leave policy […]

Legal Implications of Coronavirus/COVID-...

Legal Implications of Coronavirus/COVID-19 in the Workplace

The news is dominated with accounts of the spreading disease, travel restrictions, and quarantines. Thus, employees having questions about the coronavirus/COVID-19 and whether they risk exposure at work is to be expected. Furthermore, understanding how to respond to the issues raised by the Coronavirus is critical. We suggest developing a game plan should include both […]

NLRB Returns to Long-Established Joint-E...

NLRB Returns to Long-Established Joint-Employer Standard

On February 27, 2020, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) issued a highly anticipated final rule providing guidance on determining whether two employers are “joint employers” for purposes of the National Labor Relations Act (the “Act”). The final rule will be effective April 27, 2020. The joint employer standard determines whether a business is […]