Families First Coronavirus Response Act

We have posted repeatedly about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), 3/17, 3/19, 3/27, 4/6, 8/10 and 9/3, which was enacted on April 1, 2020 to provide certain employees with leave and benefits necessitated by COVID-19.  Effective September 16, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued revised

As we have recently posted on numerous occasions, 3/17/20, 3/19/20, 3/27/20, 4/6/20, and 8/10/20, the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) requires most employers with fewer than 500 workers to provide paid time off for specified reasons related to COVID-19, including that (1) the employee is suffering from COVID-19

On August 3, 2020, the Southern District of New York (Judge J. Paul Oetken) issued a decision vacating four (4) parts of the FFCRA but upholding the rest.  This decision came out of a lawsuit filed by the State of New York in which the State challenged certain aspects of the FFCRA and the regulations

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,

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has provided a notice of employee rights under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) that all covered employers must make available to employees.  The employee rights notice may be accessed here.

As we wrote in a recent blog post, the FFCRA implements a number of significant