Blog Logo
Blog Logo

Jeremy V. Farrell

Shareholder

Deputy Chair, Litigation Department

Contact information

View All News & Insights
BACK TO Jeremy V.’S PROFILE

DOL Publishes More Answers to FFCRA FAQS

Yesterday evening, the Department of Labor (DOL) published additional guidance to help employers understand and comply with their obligations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which takes effect next Wednesday, April 1.  You can access the guidance here; the new information starts at question # 16.   It hits several topics that had been puzzling employers over the past few days, including:

 

  • Whether laid off or furloughed employees are eligible for FFCRA leave;
  • Availability of intermittent leave under the FFCRA;
  • Whether an employee’s accrued PTO can be used to “top off” FFCRA paid leave; and
  • The documentation employees must provide to their employers when requesting leave.

Stay tuned, because the DOL will be issuing their much-anticipated FFCRA regulations sometime in the very near future.  If you have any questions, feel free to call (412-594-3938) or email me.

March 27, 2020

Serving our clients successfully since 1900

The same attributes that have anchored over a century of success are still our guiding principles today.

Stay up-to-date on the latest News & Insights by subscribing to our alerts

Enter your email address below and be notified when we post new information.