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March 30, 2020 - Legal Advisory: Updated Department of Labor FAQs
On March 28, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a third set of FAQs concerning the Paid Sick leave and Paid FMLA laws that take effect on April 1st, supplementing earlier FAQs released on March 24 and March 26.  The third set of FAQs provide more specific guidance in a number of areas.  The guidance includes, among other things, clarification of exemptions provides to small business of less than 50 employees, clarification of exemptions available for health care providers and first responders, clarification of an employee’s overall entitlement to Emergency Paid FMLA and other FMLA leave, clarification of job restoration rights and clarification of the definition of a child under the new laws. 

Read the recently released FAQs.

March 27, 2020 - Legal Advisory: Department of Labor FAQs
The Department of Labor released new frequently asked questions concerning the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. 

This advisory was prepared by Liam O’Connell, co-managing partner of Nutter and chair of the firm’s Labor, Employment and Benefits practice group. For more information, please contact Liam or your Nutter attorney at 617.439.2000.

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