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DOL Rules Invalidated

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A federal court in New York has invalidated portions of emergency Department of Labor (DOL) regulations that employers have been using to create their policies and determine whether to grant leave under the Families First...more

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Federal Court Invalidates Major Aspects of DOL’s Rule, Expanding FFCRA to More Workers

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In March 2020, Congress enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which provided emergency paid sick leave (EPSL) and emergency paid family medical leave (EPFML) to millions of workers needing time off for...more

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Federal Judge in SDNY Strikes Down Key Limitations on Leave Under the FFCRA

This past Monday, a federal district court in New York struck down several portions of the regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) implementing the emergency family leave and paid sick leave provisions of...more

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U.S. District Court Largely Rejects DOL Arguments and Sides with State of New York on Implementation of Families First Coronavirus...

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On April 1, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Final Rule regarding the implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). On April 14, the State of New York brought suit against DOL under the...more

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Massachusetts Department of Paid Family and Medical Leave Releases Final Regulations

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Following a truncated period of public comment and hearings, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (Department) released the final regulations under the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law...more

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Judge Vacates Exemptions for Health Care Workers in Families First Coronavirus Response Act

A Southern District of New York federal judge in Manhattan vacated a final rule by the Department of Labor (“DOL”) that exempted certain workers from accessing emergency benefits under the temporary federal pandemic-related...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

NY federal district court ruling may impact DOL FFCRA regulation

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On August 3, 2020, a federal district court judge in New York City issued an opinion and order vacating significant portions of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Final Rule regarding the leave provisions of the Families...more

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Court rules DOL overstepped, strikes portions of FFCRA regulations

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On Monday, August 3, 2020, a New York federal judge struck down four components of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) regulations that implemented the emergency paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus...more

Fisher Phillips

Back To Square One: Court Ruling Upends COVID-19 Leave Rules

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In a surprising and significant ruling Monday, a New York federal judge tossed out several key Department of Labor rules regulating the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), meaning that more workers will be able...more

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Bermuda Extends Parental and Vacation Leave Benefits

As of January 1, 2020, Bermuda employees are entitled to increased paid and unpaid maternity leave, and, for the first time, paid and unpaid paternity leave. Bermuda’s Parliament included the provisions in the Employment...more

Alston & Bird

Certain FFCRA Paid Sick Leave Regulations Struck Down by New York Federal Court

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A federal judge has thrown a wrench into the Department of Labor’s implementation of a key component of the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Our Labor & Employment Group examines how the court struck down...more

Nilan Johnson Lewis PA

Key FFCRA Regulations Overturned by Federal Court

Furloughed employees may be entitled to paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) even if their workplace is shuttered due to the pandemic, according to an August 3, 2020 ruling by a federal court...more

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

Federal Court Strikes Down Portions Of FFCRA Regulations

On August 3, a New York federal judge struck down several provisions of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Final Rule applicable to both types of leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) – the Emergency...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Federal Court Vacates Part Of DOL’s Regs Interpreting FFCRA

Portions of the regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division interpreting the Families First Coronavirus Response Act were struck down yesterday by Judge J. Paul Oetken of the U.S. District Court...more

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Judge Strikes Parts Of DOL Regs On Emergency FMLA Expansion

Today, a U.S. District Court judge ruled that parts of the Department of Labor regulations on Emergency FMLA Expansion are contrary to statute. The ruling was part of a dispute between the State of New York and the Trump...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

COVID-19: New York Court Order Strikes Down Portions of DOL's FFCRA Regulations

On Monday, August 3, U.S. District Judge Paul Oetken, sitting in the Southern District of New York, issued an Order that struck down parts of the Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance interpreting the leave entitlements...more

Epstein Becker & Green

#WorkforceWednesday: CA Employer Playbook, Federal COVID-19 Updates, DOL’s FFCRA Rule Vacated in Part - Employment Law This Week®

It’s #WorkforceWednesday. In this week’s news, California provides a detailed COVID-19 employer playbook, and a federal judge vacated parts of the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Families First Coronavirus Response Act...more

Jackson Walker

Federal Court Strikes Down Parts of DOL Regulations on COVID-19-Related Paid Leave

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On August 3, 2020, in State of New York v. U.S. Department of Labor, a federal district judge in the Southern District of New York held that four parts of U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulations under the Families First...more

Robinson+Cole Manufacturing Law Blog

Federal Court Expands Paid Leave Rights for Manufacturing Employees

A United States federal judge in Manhattan struck down four regulations issued by the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) limiting paid leave entitlements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act....more

Cozen O'Connor

Employment Law Now IV-77- Breaking: Federal Judge Invalidates Portions of the DOL’s FFCRA Regulations

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Today’s new episode analyzes this morning’s federal court decision that invalidates four separate (significant) portions of the U.S. Department of Labor’s regulations implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act...more

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June 2020: The Top 21 Labor And Employment Law Stories

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

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Primer for Nonprofits on Paid Employees, Volunteers, and Interns

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Nonprofits are some of the best providers of necessary services in the United States. However, many run on shoestring budgets and require a mix of paid staff, volunteers, and internships to fulfill their missions, and there...more

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Updated: Navigating Washington State Employment And Leave Laws During The COVID-19 Pandemic

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The recent COVID-19 outbreak poses numerous challenges for employers, including how to navigate the already complex requirements imposed by Washington state’s various employment and leave laws. Below we address some of the...more

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Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division Issues New Guidance Materials

The Department of Labor’s (DOL's) Wage and Hour Division has issued a new set of assistance materials to help employers navigate the evolving challenges facing businesses during COVID-19. These assistance materials come at a...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

D.C. Requires Employers To Provide Paid and Unpaid COVID-19 Leave

Quick Hit:  Employees in the District of Columbia are currently eligible for paid and unpaid COVID-19 related leave under measures that temporarily expand the D.C. Family and Medical Leave Act (“DCFMLA”) and D.C. Accrued Sick...more

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