APRIL 2, 2020
On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a temporary rule to implement the public health emergency and paid sick leave provisions. The regulations are consistent with the questions and answers previously issued, and discussed below, as well as the webinar discussed below. The most important clarification in the regulation is the type notice an employee must provide to the employer, and the documentation the employer may require the employee to provide as to the need for such leave. Therefore, the applicable regulations in these areas are attached, Sections 826.90 and 826.100.