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DOL Now Fully Enforcing FFCRA Paid Leave Rules for Coronavirus

After observing a 30-day nonenforcement period to help employers come into compliance with new paid leave rules, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced that it is fully enforcing all provisions of the Families First Co...



On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act) into law.


The Act requires employers to provide paid leave for some employees related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, among other measures. The Act takes effect no later than 15 days afte...



On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the second coronavirus relief measure into law - the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Act).


Effective immediately, the Act requires group health plans and health insurance issuers to cover COVID-19 testing without imposing any cost sharing (...