Legal Alert: How Does FMLA and EFMLEA Apply to Leaves?

Legal Alert: How Does FMLA and EFMLEA Apply to Leaves?

This alert was revised on April 10, 2020.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has released several updates to their Families First Coronavirus Response Act Questions and Answers. Clarification was provided on how FMLA and EFMLEA apply to leaves and the 12-month...
Legal Alert: FFCRA Employee Notice

Legal Alert: FFCRA Employee Notice

The Department of Labor (DOL) released the notice that employers are required to post in their workplaces in relation to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). A copy of the notice can be downloaded by clicking here. While the notice technically...
Legal Alert: Dependent Care Assistance Programs & COVID-19

Legal Alert: Dependent Care Assistance Programs & COVID-19

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are dealing with how to handle Dependent Care Assistance Programs (DCAPs) when employees are no longer working and not in need of childcare, or alternatively, an employee’s childcare program/center/provider...
COVID-19 and DCAPs, FSAs, and Transit Benefit Concerns

COVID-19 and DCAPs, FSAs, and Transit Benefit Concerns

This alert was updated on 5/13/2020. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are dealing with how to handle employees requesting to make changes to their Section 125 or Cafeteria Plan elections. For instance, an employee's Dependent Care...
Congress Passes Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Congress Passes Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 18, Congress passed, and President Trump signed into law, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA is a bipartisan effort to help employers and individuals alike in managing pay, benefits, and business considerations during the COVID-19...