Tag Archives: FMLA

New Industry Guidance for Restaurants and Shopping Centers to Re-Open

On May 12, 2020, Governor Newsom announced that new guidance would be released for restaurants and retail centers to re-open. Legal issues to take note of within the guidance are highlighted below. However, as of today’s date, California is still only in “early Stage 2” of its re-opening plan. Thus, dine-in restaurants and retail may re-open only if… Read More »

COVID-19: DOL Issues Additional Clarifications re FFCRA – Helpful Information for Employers!

The Department of Labor has issued some additional clarifications for employers relating to the FFCRA including information regarding health care provider and small business exemptions, whether expanded FMLA and paid sick leave have to be paid when a business is shut down or an employee is furloughed, etc. Highlights are discussed below. For the complete list of… Read More »

COVID-19 (Coronavirus): FAQ’s for Employers

Please note, the below provides some general answers to some general questions. A lot of matters will involve fact specific inquiries. Consultation of counsel is recommended prior to implementing any policy or practice that could adversely affect someone’s employment. Please contact us directly if you have any questions or concerns. Can an employee use California… Read More »