Governor Newsom expands paid sick leave for food sector workers, while Congress authorizes additional emergency funding for small businesses.
Several California counties have issued updated public health orders relating to COVID-19, which may impact employees’ entitlement to federal, state, and/or local paid sick leave.
UPDATE: Department of Labor Issues Draft Regulations for Implementing Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave
On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor published a draft of its regulations for implementing the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act.
The Department of Labor has issued additional guidance regarding the paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
The U.S. Department of Labor released additional guidance for the recently enacted Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced a temporary relaxation of the rules governing in-person review of I-9 documents
Last night, Governor Newsom signed Executive Order N-33-20, instructing all California residents to shelter in place.