On April 6, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) published a set of regulations in the Federal Register implementing the paid sick leave and emergency family medical leave expansion provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).  The regulations are effective through December 31, 2020.

As discussed in our previous blog posts,

On March 18, 2020, New York State passed a bill in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that provides employees with job-protected quarantine leave.  The new law also expands New York Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) benefits and New York disability benefits available to certain eligible employees. On March 25, 2020, New York State published Frequently Asked

The much-anticipated Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, otherwise referred to as the “CARES Act”, was officially signed into law on Friday, March 27, 2020 and goes into effect on April 1, 2020.  While the CARES Act provides for various forms of relief, this blog focuses on the expansion of unemployment compensation benefits set

On March 20, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 3848 (“A3848”) into law, which provides employment protections to employees during the ongoing Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency declared by Governor Murphy regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.  Effective immediately, employers are prohibited from terminating or penalizing an employee who requests or takes time off

In follow-up to our recent blog post concerning the House of Representative’s passage of H.R. 6201, late yesterday the Senate passed a modified version of the legislation by a vote of 90 to 8, and President Trump then quickly signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) into law.

The final version of the FFCRA