U.S. Adds 661,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Drops

At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in March, there were 22 million…


HR Professionals Struggle over FMLA Compliance, SHRM Tells the DOL

Often, there are many struggles that HR professionals face when complying with…


Judge strikes down parts of DOL's emergency paid leave regs

Dive Brief: Several features of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)'s…


DOL: Workers whose kids can't attend summer camp can take FFCRA leave

Dive Brief: Employees can take paid leave under the Family First Coronavirus…


Labor Department Is Now Enforcing Coronavirus Paid-Leave Rules

As the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) allowed many employers…


DOL Clarifies Exemptions to Coronavirus Paid Leave Laws

Highlights The FFCRA’s employee leave provisions apply to private employers…


IRS Issues Guidance on Tax Credits for Coronavirus Paid Leave

Highlights Paid Leave Requirements – The federal coronavirus relief law…


FFCRA Small Employer Exemption: DOL Guidance

Highlights No Automatic Exemption for Small Employers under FFCRA –…


IRS promises full, immediate reimbursement for coronavirus leave

Several employers are eligible for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act…


DOL FAQs: COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act

COVID-19 Reported symptoms include mild to severe respiratory illness with…