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Near the end of last month, I blogged here about this Wage and Hour Division (WHD) Field Assistance Bulletin. The  U.S. Department of Labor announced that, in most instances, it would no longer pursue pre-litigation liquidated damages arising out of a wage and hour investigation of your company. Continue reading

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. One of those reasons is when an employee is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and is seeking a medical diagnosis. Continue reading

No burying the lede today. Join me and an extra special guest for a Facebook Live HR/COVID-19 chat this Friday at 2 PM EDT / 11 AM PDT. It will be here over at The Employer Handbook Facebook Page.

Who is this special guest? Want a hint? I grew up not that far from this person. Continue reading

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I can’t help but notice that many of you are confused about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. A few of you with whom I have communicated have been getting different answers to the same question from different employment lawyers. And I know how frustrating that can be.

Today, I want to help clear up some confusion for you.

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To be honest, I expected that if I ever made the marquee, it would be for other reasons. Like being an animated co-star in a reboot of The Simpsons Movie.

But, I’m a little punchy from reading literally 500-1000 reader questions for today’s chat, so I’ll take what I can get. Continue reading

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