On March 18, 2020, President Donald Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus and the illness it causes, COVID-19. Among other fiscal packages, the act does three things: (1) expands the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) temporarily (until the end of December 2020) to cover leave needed for the care of children out of school because of COVID-19 and also makes weeks 3 through 12 of its effective period paid leave; (2) creates 2 weeks of paid sick leave for childcare and other leave related to the coronavirus; and (3) provides for tax credits related to the paid leave provisions created by the act.
If you haven’t done it already, you will want to display the new Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) poster by March 8, 2013. To download a copy of the poster, click here. As noted in my last blog post, Slow Creep of FMLA Expansion Continues, the U.S. Department of Labor…..
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) used the Family and Medical Leave Act’s (FMLA) 20th anniversary to issue federal regulations implementing statutory changes to the law, a new poster, and three new certification forms: Certification of Qualifying Exigency for Military Family Leave (Form WH-384) Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a…..
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division issued an Administrator’s Interpretation on January 14, 2013, clarifying the definition of “son or daughter” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) as it applies to individuals 18 years of age or older and incapable of self-care because of…..