A client emailed me yesterday asking if I’d read about the new COVID-19 quarantine restrictions for travelers to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Specifically, the client asked whether they could trigger a need to provide leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Maybe your state has similar restrictions, and you’re looking for answers too.
Well, you’ve come to the right place. Continue reading
On Friday, my friend, Jeff Nowak, blogged at his FMLA Insights blog about whether an employee may take FMLA leave during a furlough?
And that got me re-thinking a question that he and I had discussed before, namely, can an employer and employee agree to a furlough instead of providing the employee with leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act? Continue reading
Yesterday, in part two of the “types of COVID-19 lawsuits that employers can expect” series, I wrote here about a Families First Coronavirus Response Act lawsuit. An employee-plaintiff alleged that her former employer interfered with and retaliated against her for exercising her rights under the FFCRA.
Today’s lawsuit is a little less vanilla.
Ok, a lot less. Continue reading