Sick Leave Laws

Updates to FFCRA Leave

Last week, Congress and President Biden enacted the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021. ARPA has widespread effects on many areas of the...

FFCRA FAQs Released

On March 28, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) released updated FAQs that provide clarity on the rights and obligations created for...

Westchester Sick and Safe Time Leave

The Westchester County Earned Sick Leave Law (“ESLL”) went into effect in late June 2019, and Westchester recently enacted the Safe Time Leave Law...

NYC Sick Time Notice Due Today

By today, June 4, 2018, New York City employers need to provide their employees notice of an amendment to the Earned Sick Time Act (“ESTA”). The...

Caregiving Issues for Employees

Many employers throughout the country are witnessing an increase in time off requests by employees who need to care for their elderly parents....

Weather-Related Attendance Issues – 2018

As discussed in a prior newsletter article, winter weather causes numerous issues, such as absences and office closures. This year, the Old Farmer’s...

Chicago Passes Paid Sick Leave Law

On June 22, 2016, the Chicago City Council unanimously voted to add the city to the list of over 20 cities, five states, and one county that provide...

New York to Pass Paid Family Leave Law

Yesterday, New York State passed a budget deal that includes a plan for legislation to provide employees for up to 12 weeks of paid family leave....

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