On April 1, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Final Rule regarding the implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). After the implementation, the state of New York pursued legal action against the DOL, claiming four key features of the DOL’s Final Rule exceeded the agency’s authority and restricted paid leave for employees. On August 5, 2020, the U.S. District Court agreed and struck down the following rules:

There is a good possibility that this court ruling will be appealed. Employers should follow these new directives and advise their employees of the changes.

If you have any questions, please contact Misty Baker or David Mordo

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