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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Should Employers Provide Pandemic-Related Leave Though FFCRA Tax Credit Has Expired?

December 2, 2021

Via: SHRM

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) tax credit for COVID-19-related paid leave expired Sept. 30, following the American Rescue Plan Act’s (ARPA’s) extension and expansion of the credit until then earlier this year. Employers now wonder if they should […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Employers Offer Voluntary FFCRA-Like Leave

February 3, 2021

Via: SHRM

Many employers are providing voluntary Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) leave, even though organizations aren’t sure if they will qualify for a tax credit for doing so. Employer obligations to provide FFCRA paid sick and family leave expired at […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

DOL Issues Guidance on the Expired FFCRA

January 4, 2021

Via: SHRM

Employers are not required to provide Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) leave after Dec. 31, 2020, but may voluntarily decide to do so, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced. “The Wage and Hour Division is attuned to the […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Will a Biden Administration Push to Expand Paid-Leave Benefits?

November 24, 2020

Via: SHRM

Federal coronavirus-related paid-leave benefits are set to expire at the end of the year, and if those benefits aren’t extended, some workers may be left without coverage as the pandemic persists through the winter months. The Families First Coronavirus Response […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

DOL Issues Revised FFCRA Leave Rules

September 14, 2020

Via: SHRM

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued revised regulations on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s (FFCRA’s) paid-sick-leave and paid-family-leave provisions, clarifying when leave is available and when employees must seek approval to take leave. The revisions follow a ruling […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Federal court rejects Trump administration sick leave restrictions for employees impacted by COVID-19

August 4, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York threw out portions of a rule promulgated by the Trump administration Monday that sought to limit the scope of a federal aid package that mandated paid leave for […]