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April 8, 2020

DC Council Adopts Expanded Sick Leave, Unemployment Amendments

On April 7, 2020, the D.C. Council unanimously passed its second emergency COVID-19 relief bill, the COVID-19 Response Supplemental Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (Emergency Act), addressing a variety of programs and protections for residents.

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April 8, 2020

Canada: Cross-Country Review of New Leaves of Absence Created in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the governments of a number of jurisdictions in Canada have amended their employment standards legislation to entitle employees to emergency unpaid job-protected leave.

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April 7, 2020

California Court of Appeal Addresses Whether There are Limits to Vacation Payout Requirement for "Unlimited" Vacation Policies

On April 1, 2020, a California Court of Appeal issued a long-awaited decision relating to the use of so-called “unlimited” vacation plans.

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April 6, 2020

New York Enacts Statewide Sick Leave Law

On April 3, 2020, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a comprehensive budget bill that, among other things, amends the New York Labor Law to require all New York employers to provide paid or unpaid sick leave to their employees.

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April 3, 2020

After Slight Reprieve, DOL Releases Additional Batch of FFCRA Q&As

After giving employers a day off from addressing new information concerning the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the DOL released 20 new Q&As concerning employer obligations and employee rights under this new law.

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April 2, 2020

DOL Releases Regulations Implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On April 1, 2020, the day the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) took effect, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released temporary regulations interpreting this new law.

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April 2, 2020

IRS Explains How Employers Can Receive Tax Credits under the CARES Act and FFCRA

On March 31, 2020, the IRS published new guidance clarifying how employers can claim tax credits for giving employees paid leave and maintaining their payrolls during the COVID-19 crisis.

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March 31, 2020

Dallas Paid Sick Leave Ordinance is Enjoined

The federal court overseeing a legal challenge to the City of Dallas’s paid sick leave ordinance entered a preliminary injunction preventing the city from enforcing the ordinance during the pendency of the litigation.

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March 31, 2020

Federal Court Chooses Reliable Attendance and Rejects Suit Claiming ADA Requires Accommodation of Unpredictable and Unplanned Absences

Although much of the U.S. workforce is increasingly teleworking in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, when employers return to business as usual, handling employee absences and leaves will continue to be a challenging issue.

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March 30, 2020

Littler COVID-19 Flash Survey Report

Littler surveyed more than 900 employers, based in North America and with operations around the world, on their concerns and the actions they have taken during the first few weeks of our new reality.

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