The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released three new questions and answers (Q&As) and has updated six of its existing Q&As about emergency paid sick leave and expanded Family and Medical Leave Act leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

The changes reflect DOL revisions to FFCRA regulations, undertaken in response to a federal court decision that invalidated part of the original regulations. The regulatory revisions became effective Sept. 16, 2020.The three new Q&As (Q&As 101-103) concern the applicability and timing of the court decision and the regulatory revisions.

Action Steps

Employers subject to the leave requirements of the FFCRA should review the new and revised Q&As to ensure their policies remain compliant with the law.

For more information read the full compliance bulletin linked below.

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