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Leading During a Pandemic

No one knows what the workplace is going to look like in three months. COVID-19 continues to spread. School reopening and attendance plans remain tenuous. Further action from Congress is uncertain. Official rules from the Department of Labor.

Voting Leave Compliance

Many employers are unaware of state voting leave laws, which we anticipate will be heavily relied upon this year given the challenges presented by the pandemic. Most states require that employers provide at least a few hours off to vote, and many.

DOL Revises FFCRA Leave Rules

In response to a court ruling in early August that invalidated certain regulations by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) related to leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the DOL has released revised regulations. The changes, or.

California Workers’ Comp Expanded for COVID-19, New Reporting Laws

On September 17, Governor Newsom signed SB 1159 which establishes two new workers’ compensation presumptions applicable to most employers in California that experience a COVID-19 “outbreak” in the workplace. This has made it easier for employees.

DHS Continues Relaxed In-Person I-9 Requirements

On September 14, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced another 30-day extension of this temporary rule. The rule is now set to expire on November 19, 2020.

California Expands CFRA Leave Coverage

On September 17, Governor Newsom signed SB 1383 which will greatly expand the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) to include small employers. The legislation also expands the definition of “family member” for whom employees can take a leave for.

New California Expanded Paid Sick Leave Signed into Law

On September 9, 2020, Governor Newsom signed AB 1867, legislation that extends paid sick leave for certain workers.

Back-to-School FAQs about Leave under FFCRA

As schools start resuming classes, many have implemented full or partial online learning programs. This has raised several questions from employers and employees about how leaves permitted under the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Employers Await Payroll Tax Deferral Guidance

On August 8, 2020, the President signed a Presidential Memorandum directing the Secretary of the Treasury to use his authority to defer the withholding, deposit, and payment of the employee’s share of Social Security tax on wages paid from.

Significant Rule Changes to FFCRA Leave

***Update on 9/28/2020: DOL Revises FFCRA Leave Rules

A federal court in New York recently struck down four federal Department of Labor rules related to the leaves provided by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). As a result,.

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