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OSHA Interim Enforcement Response Plan

On April 13, 2020, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its Interim Enforcement Response Plan for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), which provides a blueprint for the agency’s Area Directors and inspectors to follow when considering opening and conducting a COVID-19-related inspection. The plan gives employers a glimpse into […]

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Thu Apr 23, 8:14pm

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DOL FAQs Link

We know that many of you as you deal with issues arising under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) refer to the DOL FAQs. Please note that the FAQs have been continually updated with the most recent updates on May 7, 2020 including additional Q&As starting at #89. If […]

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Thu Apr 23, 8:02pm

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COVID-19-Related Tax Credits Under FFCA

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) requires employers to provide paid leave to their employees through the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”), and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (“EMFLEA”).  Eligible employers who make payments to their employees pursuant to these Acts are entitled to refundable […]

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Fri Apr 17, 4:07pm

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Collecting Information for FFCRA Leave

The Department of Labor recently issued regulations related to the FFCRA.  Included within those regulations is information elaborating upon the information employers should collect in connection with requests for paid leave.  Generally, an employee requesting leave under either the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”) or the Expanded Family and […]

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Sat Apr 4, 3:57am

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