All Items: Paid Sick Leave

  • New California COVID Law Brings Back Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

    March 22, 2021

    Millions of California employees have regained the right to take supplemental paid sick leave under a COVID-related law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

  • Illinois DOL Guides Employers on Vaccines

    March 18, 2021

    The time an employee spends getting an employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccine is likely compensable under the federal and state minimum wage laws, according to guidance from the Illinois Department of Labor.

  • Colorado Clarifies Paid Sick Leave Requirements for 2021

    December 29, 2020

    The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has confirmed that the 2020 requirement of 80-hour COVID-related leave continues into 2021 for covered employers.

  • Trump Signs Federal COVID-19 Relief Act

    December 28, 2020

    President Trump signed the COVID-19 relief bill, which includes $900 billion earmarked for COVID-19 aid. In addition to extending the availability of tax credits for employers that continue to provide leave under the terms established by the FFCRA, the bill contains a number of other takeaways for employers.

  • Congress Declines to Extend Mandatory FFCRA Leave

    December 22, 2020

    The new COVID-19 relief bill declines to extend the mandatory paid sick and family leave requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which are scheduled to expire on December 31, 2020.

  • Colorado Puts Out New Rules on Equal Pay, Paid Sick Leave and More

    November 20, 2020

    The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has issued new regulations clarifying employers' obligations under a variety of labor and employment laws.

  • DOL Revises FFCRA Leave Rules

    September 15, 2020

    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.

  • As Schools Reopen, DOL Offers Guidance About Paid Leave and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

    August 31, 2020

    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.

  • Court Strikes Down Some FFCRA Rules

    August 4, 2020

    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 Expands Paid Sick Leave Law for COVID-19 and Beyond

    July 31, 2020

    Colorado employers face new requirements regarding paid sick leave with broader coverage than federal law, including anti-retaliation protections.

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