Tag: paid leave

August Round-Up of Important DOL Guidance and Regulations

September 3, 2020 1:18 pm

During the month of August, the Department of Labor (DOL)’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) issued a variety of regulations and guidance documents focusing on key employment issues related to COVID-19, including the paid leave policies within the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and employers’ responsibility to track telework hours. Below is a brief... View Article

Checking in With Susan Norton at Augusta University: Essential Employees and Leave Provisions

April 8, 2020 11:37 am

CUPA-HR President and CEO Andy Brantley catches up with Susan Norton, vice president for human resources at Augusta University in Georgia. Susan shares how Augusta’s definition of essential vs. reserved employees has evolved, and how the university is working to clarify leave and telework options for employees with a quick-reference chart and more. Related Resources... View Article

Alert: DOL and IRS Issue April 1 Guidance on FFCRA Leave

April 2, 2020 7:02 am

Key Issues CUPA-HR > paid leave DOL and IRS Issue April 1 Guidance on FFCRA Leave April 1, 2020 (WASHINGTON INSIDER ALERT) - On April 1, the Department of Labor (DOL), the Treasury Department, and the IRS issued additional guidance on the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion... View Article

House Holds Paid Leave Hearing

July 26, 2018 1:17 pm

On July 24, the House Education and the Workforce Committee held a hearing on H.R. 4219, the Workflex in the 21st Century Act. The bill, introduced by Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA), would amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to create Qualified Flexible Work Arrangement (QFWA) plans under which employers could offer paid time off and flexible work... View Article