Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Department of Labor’

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 »

No April Fools’ Day joke – new federal paid sick leave and expanded FMLA law is effective today!

Reminder: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Now Effective

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), federal legislation President Trump signed on March 18, 2020, providing paid sick leave (PSL) and emergency family and medical leave for qualifying reasons related to COVID-19 (also known as the coronavirus), is now in effect. Employers should remember a few things about this new law. Who does it […]

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

The U.S. DOL has released their “first guidance” on the FFCRA, including a FAQs.

Guidance and Poster Issued for Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

After President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on March 18, 2020, providing paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave related to COVID-19 (commonly known as the coronavirus), employers have raised concerns and questions about how the law applies to them and their employees. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) […]

26 Mar 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), FMLA/CFRA, Posters and Notices, Time Off - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

Anyone can participate in this national DOL online dialogue

DOL Needs Employers’ Input for New Leave Laws

Everything is moving fast as COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, is triggering changes in our businesses, economy, laws and even families. The federal government just passed legislation expanding the Family and Medical Leave Act and creating a new paid sick leave, both of which go into effect next week. The U.S. Department of Labor […]

25 Mar 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Time Off - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

VETS-4212 Reporting Cycle Opened August 1

The 2019 U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) filing season started August 1, 2019, and the filing deadline is September 30, 2019. Federal contractors and subcontractors must submit the VETS-4212 report annually with the number of employees in their workforces who are veterans covered under Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance […]

8 Aug 19 - Reporting Requirements - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »