New Jersey amends the NJFLA and FLI to provide job protected, paid leave to care for family members quarantined due to COVID-19. This also provides job-protected unpaid leave to care for children due to school closures. Employer Action: Employers should review leave policies to ensure compliance with the new guidance. Download the PDF to read...
On April 3, 2020 Governor Cuomo signed legislation amending New York labor law (the “Act”) to create a statewide sick leave benefit, unrelated to COVID-19, that will take effect January 1, 2021. Download the full article to read how employers under 100 and over 100 employees are impacted.
Some carriers are offering premium credits attributable to a portion of premiums paid when COVID-19 limited available benefits. While this is exciting, their availability may create fiduciary issues under ERISA. Read the article below to understand possible issues and mitigate fiduciary exposure.
Is a Quarantine/Isolation Order the Same as Stay-at-Home or Shelter-at -Home? Who is an “individual” to collect on Emergency Sick Pay. Find the DOL updated FAQs for much needed clarification employers have been seeking.
Employee Letters, Forms and Policies
Click on the links below for the official COVID-19 resource pages from health insurance carriers