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August 18, 2020

Bill 195 and the End of COVID-19 Declared Emergency Leave in Ontario, Canada: What it Means for Temporary Layoffs and Deemed Leave

On July 24, 2020, Ontario’s new Bill 195, Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020, became law.

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August 10, 2020

Puerto Rico’s New Electoral Code Creates Two Hours of Paid Voting Leave

Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez recently signed into law Puerto Rico’s new Electoral Code, which includes noteworthy changes to employees’ voting rights.

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August 10, 2020

Puerto Rico Enacts Law Extending Maternity Leave to Mothers Adopting Children Ages Six and Older

On August 8, 2020, Puerto Rico enacted a law amending the Puerto Rico Working Mothers Protection Act to extend the right to maternity leave to working mothers who adopt children six years of age and older.

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August 6, 2020

DOL Issues Guidance for Certain Federal Contractors on Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under the FFCRA

On August 3, 2020, the DOL provided guidance on FFCRA compliance for employers with federal government service contracts covered by the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act and federal construction contracts covered by the Davis-Bacon Act.

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August 5, 2020

Massachusetts Department of Paid Family and Medical Leave Releases Final Regulations

Following a truncated period of public comment and hearings, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave released the final regulations under the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (PFML), effective July 24, 2020.

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August 4, 2020

NY Federal Court Strikes Down Key Provisions of DOL Rule Regarding FFCRA Paid Sick and Expanded FMLA Leave

On August 3, 2020, in response to a legal challenge by the state of New York, a New York federal district judge struck down portions of a DOL final rule providing guidance on interpretations of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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July 30, 2020

Oakland, California Releases Emergency Paid Sick Leave FAQs

Nearly two and a half months after its emergency paid sick leave (EPSL) ordinance took effect on May 12, 2020, Oakland, California released frequently asked questions about the new law.

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July 21, 2020

“Who Was that (Un)masked Man?” Does the Law Protect Employees and Guests Against Wearing Face Coverings?

What is an employer to do when an employee refuses to wear a face covering? What can an operator of a place of public accommodation do when a guest ignores the sign mandating face coverings?

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July 21, 2020

DOL Issues Return-to-Work Guidance Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On July 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor issued additional guidance on return-to-work issues under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

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July 20, 2020

Canada’s Safe Restart Program Will Provide Workers 10 Job-protected Paid Sick Days Related to COVID-19

On July 16, 2020, Prime Minister Trudeau announced a federal investment of more than $19 billion that will provide support to Canadians through the Safe Restart Agreement.

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