COVID-19 UPDATE: DOL Questions and Answers
Yesterday, March 26th 2020, the DOL issued guidance entitled “Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers” which answered many outstanding questions about leave being provided under the Families First Coronavrius Response Act. The Q&A provides guidance about the employee threshold, use of intermittent leave, utilizing the small business exception, counting hours worked for purposes of providing leave, whether overtime must be calculated when providing leave, topics related to when employees are entitled to leave due to quarantine or child care closure and other important topics. For the entire Q&A please click here.
We have also updated our summary to reflect the DOL guidance. Please click here for the updated summary.