Employee Leave Management
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has issued new regulations clarifying employers' obligations under a variety of labor and employment laws.
Colorado voters passed the Paid Medical and Family Leave (PMFL) ballot initiative on November 3 to establish a state paid medical and family leave program.
Many corporations have revised workplace policies to encourage employees to take time to vote or to serve as election workers in the November 3 election.
The DOL has issued revised rules on leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act FFCRA in response to a federal district court ruling that struck down some of the previous rules' provisions.
With back-to-school season approaching, or already here depending on one's location, the Department of Labor has published guidance relating to the reopening of schools and what qualifies for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has held that an employer that fired an employee after accommodating his leave request to care for his ailing grandfather did not discriminate or illegally retaliate against him.
Four key provisions of the US Department of Labor's Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) regulations were invalidated, including exemptions for certain health care providers and a work-availability requirement.
Colorado employers face new requirements regarding paid sick leave with broader coverage than federal law, including anti-retaliation protections.
The DOL said its new forms will "reduce the time users spend providing information, improve communications between leave applicants and administrators and reduce the likelihood of violations."
The Texas Supreme Court has dealt a likely death knell to Austin's mandatory paid sick leave ordinance, letting stand an appellate court ruling that had blocked it from taking effect.
News: HR guidance on various intersecting federal and state laws addressing employee leaves of absences.
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