Monthly Archives: September 2020

Back to School and Application of FFCRA Leaves with the Various Return to School Models

As schools across our area reopen (physically and remotely) for children this fall the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) added new guidance on August 27, in its frequently asked questions (FAQs), to address the leaves that may be available to employees under the new learning models in the schools. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act […]

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Navigating New York’s Paid Sick Leave Law

On April 3, 2020, New York State Governor Cuomo signed a bill that requires all New York employers to provide paid or unpaid sick leave to their employees. The bill takes effect 180 days after the budget passed, on September 30, 2020, and employers should be sure that they have policies and procedures in place […]

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Strategies to Help Manage Employee Anxiety When Returning to Work

As a vast majority of states have transitioned toward some level of economic reopening, employers are creating ways for employees to return back to work safely. While some employees are eager to return to the office, many employees fear that the economy is claiming priority above employees’ well being and health in order to return […]

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