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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Enacts Paid Sick Leave with New Ordinance

USA - September 30 2021 On September 14, 2021, the Allegheny County Council unanimously approved a new paid sick leave ordinance (the “County Ordinance”) requiring employers…

IRS Updates FAQs to Include Leave to Accompany Someone to a COVID-19 Vaccination or to Care for Someone for COVID-19 Vaccination-Related Illnesses

USA - August 6 2021 The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) extends tax credits available to covered employers who provide qualified sick and family leave wages…

Revised Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave Expands Who Are Covered Family Members

USA - July 31 2021 Beginning July 25, 2021, employees can use Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave (WPFML) to care for more people. The law originally permitted…

DHHS and DOJ Issue Guidance on “Long COVID” As a Disability

USA - July 29 2021 On July 26, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidance explaining that…

Mask on? Mask off? Mask on? What Employers Need to know about the new CDC guidance

USA - July 27 2021 The CDC is now recommending that everyone - including fully vaccinated individuals - wear masks in indoor public settings in all areas with…

Make Room on Your Bulletin Board for Virginia’s Notice on Reasonable Accommodations for Disability

USA - July 2 2021 The Virginia Office of Civil Rights has issued its new poster for employers regarding reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities…

Connecticut Enacts Law Providing Employees Unpaid Time Off to Vote

USA - June 25 2021 Governor Ned Lamont has signed into law a requirement for employers to provide all employees with two hours unpaid time off to vote. Employers may…

Maine Expands State FMLA to Allow Leave to Care for Serious Health Conditions of Grandchildren

USA - June 23 2021 Maine employees will soon be eligible to take protected unpaid leave to care for serious health conditions of their grandchildren. On June 14, 2021…

New York Updates COVID-19 Guidance Including Daily Health Screening Requirements

USA - June 9 2021 On June 8, 2021, New York State updated the NY Forward Guidance for several industries, including office-based and food services employers, with…

Connecticut Adds Additional Protections for Breastfeeding Workers

USA - June 9 2021 Governor Ned Lamont has signed into law additional protections for breastfeeding workers. Connecticut law already requires all employers to “make…