On February 5, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted summary judgment in Snyder v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours, Inc. and Company, No. 18-1266, holding that DuPont did not terminate the employment of its employee, Peggy Snyder, in retaliation for her use of leave under the
Articles discussing the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) an other topics related to workplace leave.
Recently, an email I received from a HR-related organization caught my eye.
The email was fashioned as a Q&A. One of its members posed a question that I’ve paraphrased here:
Our practice is to reach out to employees on FMLA leave once a month to check in and see how
As we turn the page to a new year, employers covered by FFCRA face a host of questions now that FFCRA is purely voluntary.
For instance, employers are navigating questions such as: Should an employer voluntarily provide FFRCA leave to eligible employees now that leave is no longer mandatory? Is
FMLA and ADA friends:
You’ve known me long enough to appreciate that I don’t engage in a whole lot of shameless self-promotion. Well, ok, some, but not so distasteful that you’ve given up on me, right?
So, can you indulge me one time?
Over the past several years, you are
Last night, President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his plan to provide much-needed relief from the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the need for a more aggressive vaccination rollout and additional cash payments to Americans to help the country recover.
Called the American Rescue Plan, Biden’s plan is expected to cost $1.9 trillion.
On December 29, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued two guidance bulletins addressing compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division was hard at work in the closing days of 2020, endorsing the use of electronic posting of required notices and telemedicine visits under the Family and Medical Leave Act. The […]
As 2020 comes to an end and we seek to close the books on what can only be described as an unprecedented, exhausting year, many employers are wondering what happens to the COVID-19-related benefits provided through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act and Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (“FFCRA”), some of which have either already expired or are due to sunset on December 31st.
UPDATE: President Trump signed this bill into law without changes on December 27, 2020.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, employees who took leave earlier in the year may be requesting additional COVID-19-related leave. Employers covered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) are again seeking guidance in determining which employees qualify for the emergency sick leave and family leave portions of the FFCRA.
Almost six months after the US Department of Labor (DOL) issued regulations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), those regulations have been revised (effective September 16, 2020) in response to a federal district court decision invalidating a handful of provisions interpreting the FFCRA.
Nearly six months after the US Department of Labor (DOL) issued regulations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), those regulations have been revised (effective September 16, 2020) in response to a federal district court decision invalidating a handful of provisions interpreting the FFCRA. The DOL responded by revising some of the regulations to reaffirm the DOL’s original positions and amend others.
In April 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued regulations excluding “Health Care Providers” from the reach of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s (FFCRA) leave entitlements, both as to expanded sick leave and expanded FMLA leave.
The United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued revised regulations concerning paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). The revisions, effective September 16, 2020, were made in response to an August 3, 2020, federal district court decision in New York invalidating various aspects of the original regulations promulgated on April 1, 2020
Manufacturing employers depend on employees being in the right place at the right time.