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 May 18, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (“USDOL”) released its long- anticipated changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (“FLSA”) overtime exemption rules (the “Final Rule”).  The Final Rule marks the first major revision to the overtime rules since 2004.  Significantly, it changes the minimum salary and fee level employees must receive

In Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House, Inc. et als., the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that parties may not privately settle claims arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) with prejudice (which forecloses a future lawsuit), without court approval or United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) supervision.  With