On September 29, 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed New York City Council Int. No. 2032-A, which largely brings the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act into alignment with state law.
With the November 3, 2020 general election one month away, New York employers must remember that New York’s Election Law grants employees working in New York paid time off to vote and also imposes specific, time-sensitive posting requirements.
On September 17, 2020, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mayor Jim Kenney signed File Number 200303, an amendment to the city's generally applicable paid sick and safe time law, the Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces Ordinance (PHFWO).
On September 11, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued revised regulations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) following a federal court’s decision that invalidated a handful of regulatory provisions interpreting the FFCRA.