Families First Coronavirus Response Act Final Regulations April 9, 2020

On April 6, 2020, the Department of Labor published final regulations as required under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“the Act”), which went into effect on April 1, 2020. The Act provides paid sick leave, free testing, food assistance and unemployment benefits.  As discussed in my March 26, 2020 article, the most important provisions […]

Special Report: COVID-19 Employer Update March 26, 2020

In the rapidly changing landscape of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the United States Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), which provides paid leave leave to those employees affected by the pandemic. Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”) issued guidance to help employers navigate the intersection of the COVID-19 pandemic and […]