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New DOL Guidance on the FFCRA

Posted on March 25, 2020, by Josh Brittingham On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”), Wage and Hour Division, announced its first official set of guidance about the paid-leave provisions in the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), enacted on March 18. New implementing regulations for the FFCRA are forthcoming. DOL issued a fact sheet for employees, a fact sheet for employers, and a Q&A document. These materials clarify the DOL’s position on FFCRA’s requirements and protections, which are discussed here. For convenience, … Continue reading

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Employment Legislation – State of Oregon

An ongoing list of enacted Oregon State legislation related to employment issues. (as of March 23, 2020) On March 23, 2020, Governor Brown issued Oregon Governors Order 03.23.20 significantly tightening social distancing guidelines. The new guidelines provide the following restrictions related to businesses or employment:   It closes and prohibits shopping at specific categories of retail businesses, for which close personal contact is difficult to avoid, such as arcades, barber shops, hair salons, gyms and fitness studios, skating rinks, theaters, and … Continue reading

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