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Covered employers are required to post this notice in a conspicuous place.

New California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Notice

Last night, the California Labor Commissioner released the CA COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers poster. Employers who are covered under California’s new supplemental paid sick leave requirement for food sector workers (Executive Order N-51-20) must post this notice in a conspicuous place. If the employer’s food sector workers don’t frequent the […]

24 Apr 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Posters and Notices, Time Off - Erika Frank - No CommentsRead More »

DOL Helps Employers Calculate FFCRA Leave Hours, Rates

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its most recent guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The DOL is working hard to address employers’ lingering questions about the law’s requirements, including how to calculate an eligible employee’s hours of leave and their average regular rate for both emergency paid sick leave and […]

22 Apr 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Time Off - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

Employers need to maintain proper documentation to claim the new tax credits from the IRS.

Reminder: Properly Document FFCRA Leave to Claim Tax Credits

Employers are becoming familiar with the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which provides new COVID-19-related federal emergency paid sick leave and emergency family and medical leave. As employees start using the new leave, it’s important for employers to collect and maintain proper documentation, not only for their own records, but also to claim […]

20 Apr 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Time Off - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

Grocery store workers are eligible to receive COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave.

COVID-19 Prompts Extra Paid Sick Leave for Food Sector Workers

On April 16, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Executive Order N-51-20, creating a COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave that requires employers, who are covered by Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Orders 3, 8, 13 and 14, Health & Safety Code section 113789 and have 500 or more employees, to provide up to two weeks (80 hours) of […]

17 Apr 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Time Off - Erika Frank - No CommentsRead More »

The new FFCRA regulations require employees to provide notice to their employers about their need to take either paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave.

Required FFCRA Documentation, Recordkeeping for New Federal Paid Leave (COVID-19)

The new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has dominated employers’ attention with its provisions for emergency paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for reasons related to COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has been trying to answer employers’ questions leading up to April 1, but one […]

3 Apr 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), FMLA/CFRA, Time Off - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »