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Federal Court Strikes Down Portions of FFCRA Regulations

August 05, 2020

By: Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan

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 Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and the Emergency Family Medical Leave Act (EFMLEA).

Transatlantic trends from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Paycheck Protection Program

May 08, 2020

By: Will Johnson, Perry MacLennan and Andreas White (Kingsley Napley)

In recent weeks in our respective practices in the US and the UK, we have seen unprecedented client interest in the urgent response of policy makers to the economic crisis in support of employers and jobs.
 

Essential Services Guide to Keeping Workplaces and Employees Safe During COVID-19

April 10, 2020

Businesses operating on-site during the COVID-19 pandemic must take extra precautions to ensure they are not subjecting their employees and others on-site to an outbreak that can be avoided by reasonable protections.

DOL Final Rule: Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

April 03, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Final Rule regarding the paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) effective April 6, 2020, through December 31, 2020, although operational April 1, 2020.
 

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): Posters, Fact Sheets, Q&A for Employers

March 27, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued two Model Notice Posters and additional FFCRA enforcement guidance on March 25, 2020.