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Posted on September 24, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor (“USDOL”) issued new regulations which went into effect as of September 16, 2020 for to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). The ruling related to four provisions of FFCRA: 1) the definition of health care provider; 2) the denial of benefits to employees who are unable to work for an FFCRA-covered reason but the employer does not have work available; 3) the requirement that intermittent leaves be agreed by the employer before they are provided; and 4) the timing of the documentation requirement for leaves. Read this article to learn more about the ruling.