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Mandatory COVID-19 Benefits Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act Have Ended, Now What?

In March 2020, when Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) with a sunset date of December 31, 2020, few anticipated the COVID-19 pandemic would be ongoing into 2021. Several similar state and local laws also sunset at the end of 2020. But the pandemic has not slowed, and requests for COVID-19-related leave...… Continue Reading
January 13, 2021

Mandatory COVID-19 Benefits Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act Have Ended, Now What?

In March 2020, when Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) with a sunset date of December 31, 2020, few anticipated the COVID-19 pandemic would be ongoing into 2021. Several similar state and local laws also sunset at the end of 2020. But the pandemic has not slowed, and requests for COVID-19-related leave... Continue Reading
January 13, 2021

Mandatory COVID-19 Benefits Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act Have Ended, Now What?

In March 2020, when Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) with a sunset date of December 31, 2020, few anticipated the COVID-19 pandemic would be ongoing into 2021. Several similar state and local laws also sunset at the end of 2020. But the pandemic has not slowed, and requests for COVID-19-related leave... Continue Reading…
January 13, 2021

CDC Clarifies Critical Infrastructure Worker Guidance – Opportunities to Continue Working Potentially Narrowed After COVID-19 Exposures

On November 16, 2020, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) clarified its guidance permitting critical infrastructure workers to return to work before the end of the standard 14-day quarantine period following exposure to COVID-19.  In this updated guidance, the CDC reiterated its standard recommendation that all individuals known to be exposed to a person with... Continue Reading
November 20, 2020

CDC Clarifies Critical Infrastructure Worker Guidance – Opportunities to Continue Working Potentially Narrowed After COVID-19 Exposures

On November 16, 2020, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) clarified its guidance permitting critical infrastructure workers to return to work before the end of the standard 14-day quarantine period following exposure to COVID-19.  In this updated guidance, the CDC reiterated its standard recommendation that all individuals known to be exposed to a person with... Continue Reading…
November 20, 2020

New York State’s New Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect September 30, 2020

New York State will soon require all employers to provide sick leave to employees. The New York State Sick Leave (NYSSL) law goes into effect September 30, 2020, but employees are not entitled to use NYSSL until January 1, 2021. Read our full article here. Continue Reading
September 10, 2020

New York State Enacts State-Wide Paid Sick Leave Law

New York State has joined the growing list of states and localities (including New York City and Westchester County) mandating that employers provide paid sick leave to employees. The new obligation is separate and distinct from the New York State Quarantine Leave Law enacted in response to COVID-19. The statewide sick leave law applies to... Continue Reading…
May 8, 2020

New York State Enacts State-Wide Paid Sick Leave Law

New York State has joined the growing list of states and localities (including New York City and Westchester County) mandating that employers provide paid sick leave to employees. The new obligation is separate and distinct from the New York State Quarantine Leave Law enacted in response to COVID-19. The statewide sick leave law applies to... Continue Reading
May 8, 2020