December 3, 2020
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor’s Department, Wage and Hour Division (WHD), administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave requirements. These requirements will last until December 31, 2020.
In September of 2020, The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced revisions to regulations that implement the paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave requirements of the FFCRA. These revisions made clarify workers’ rights and employers’ responsibilities under the FFCRA’s paid leave provisions.
The revisions do the following:
You can find out more on the FFCRA here. If you are having issues with your employer regarding sick leave, or are an employer who would need assistance determining whether or not an employee qualifies, email us a request for a lawyer at firstname.lastname@example.org or be referred to a lawyer online instantly here.