#WorkforceWednesday: CDC Reversals, New FMLA Forms, Tracking Unscheduled Work - Employment Law This Week®

Epstein Becker & Green
Contact
It’s #WorkforceWednesday. This week, employers are reevaluating plans after Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversals, and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) offers clarification on wage and hour issues related to the pandemic:

CDC Guidance Reversals Leave Employers Uncertain

Frequent CDC guidance reversals are leaving employers uncertain. The agency recently dropped its recommendation of a 14-day quarantine for those returning from travel to high-risk See more +

It’s #WorkforceWednesday. This week, employers are reevaluating plans after Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversals, and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) offers clarification on wage and hour issues related to the pandemic:

CDC Guidance Reversals Leave Employers Uncertain

Frequent CDC guidance reversals are leaving employers uncertain. The agency recently dropped its recommendation of a 14-day quarantine for those returning from travel to high-risk areas. This guidance is still evolving, and Governor Newsom in California has said that his state will not follow some of it.

New FMLA Forms Make Pandemic Reporting Easier

The DOL released new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms to help employers and employees during the pandemic. The forms are easily accessible on the DOL website and contain all of the required information for designating FMLA leave.

DOL Issues Guidance on Tracking Unscheduled Work Hours

The Labor Department also issued guidance clarifying unscheduled work-hour tracking for remote employees. The bulletin states that an employee must track their own unscheduled work hours in order to be paid.

Visit our site for these stories, our video and podcast, Other Highlights, and more: http://www.ebglaw.com/eltw177 See less -

Embed
Copy

Other MultiMedia by Epstein Becker & Green

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Epstein Becker & Green | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

Epstein Becker & Green
Contact
more
less

Epstein Becker & Green on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
Custom Email Digest
- hide
- hide

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, track anonymous site usage, store authorization tokens and permit sharing on social media networks. By continuing to browse this website you accept the use of cookies. Click here to read more about how we use cookies.