Are long term care providers (provide care to people who are elderly or have disabilities in their homes, in a facility, or at other sites) considered healthcare providers and exempt from the paid sick leave and fmla?
Can you provide guidance on the paid leave and paid fmla with respect to 14c wages? These individuals are commonly participating in a vocational rehabilitation training program and are paid a wage that is not necessarily minimum wage.
We would like clarification on care for school aged kids who are not in school during the summer, but require care. Do summer camp programs that are closed due to COVID-19 qualify the employee for EFMLA? Many of our employees use summer camps as "child care" for their kids during the summer months while they are working.
If an employee is citing Reason 3 (Experiencing COVID-19 symptoms & are seeking a medical diagnosis) or Reason... more »
Several online Payroll and HR solutions systems have the option to publish customized information for the employees. The FFRCA mandatory poster and any other message related to it can be published there. Employees have access to that customized information every time they open the application on a computer or cellphone.
If my state orders all of those who travel outside of the state to self-quarantine for 14 days when they come back into the state; does this qualify for reason #1 under the paid sick leave?
Because the regulations say that total amounts of EPSL and E-FMLA are "per person," and not per employer, I recommend that the documentation requirements permit employers to require employees to disclose whether they received or requested FFCRA paid leave from other... more »
I receive updates from the DOL and EEOC on some matters. Can newly posted webinars and updates to FAQ's and enforcement guidance be emailed?
Also, would it be possible to receive emails about settlements of claims and lawsuits through the EEOC updates? These are particularly helpful when advising employers of the risks associated with noncompliance.
2. Klinghoffer applies on non-OT WWs. What collection authority can DOL use to collect the "highest applicable wage rate on a temporary provision. It is known that DOL-SOL will not take any action on these type of cases and FLSA Section 16 applies to FLSA Section 6 (MW) not the highest applicable... more »
The recent FFCRA Rules regarding employee notice at a minimum are confusing, and at most, appear to conflict with actual FFCRA Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA) language over whether an employee can be required to provide advance notice of foreseeable EFMLEA leave.
The actual text of the FFCRA regarding EFMLEA leave (i.e.,... more »
To ensure our company correctly grants leave to ensure the tax credit is granted, what documentation is required? Should there be documentation to verify the son/daughter relationship? What documentation is needed for a school/day care closure? How do we determine if there is not another caregiver available and that a change in schedule could instead be a solution?
Is there an adjustment to the typical age (18) for a student to be considered a minor needing care when a school or day care is closed? For example, if an employee has one 15-yr-old child (without any extenuating circumstances such as an illness or disability) whose school is closed, but in an instance of a school snow day would stay at home unattended, is the employee eligible for the extended family leave?