The Department of Labor has recently issued FAQ's on the FMLA and whether it would protect employees seeking to take leave due to having the Coronavirus COVID-19. This informative webinar will provide an overview of these FAQ's on the FMLA and the ADA as these laws relate to the Coronavirus COVID-19. Experienced employment attorney, Melissa Fleischer, Esq. will break it down for you and provide important information that HR will need to have on how to deal with employees who need a leave of absence to care for themselves, a family-member or to take care of their kids who are now out of school. What does the law provide and what are HR's responsibilities during this global pandemic. This webinar will also cover an in-depth summary of the new Family First Coronavirus Response Act which includes both the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (“EFMLEA”) as well as the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”). What does this law require and how can HR ensure compliance in a timely manner to deal with employees who have or are caring for someone with the novel Coronavirus COVID=19.
Some of the many things you will takeaway from this webinar:
- Whether the Coronavirus constitutes a "serious health condition" under the FMLA
- What type of leave you have to offer to an employee who has the Coronavirus or has to care for a family member with the Coronavirus
- Which family members can employees take leave to care for under the FMLA
- Can you require an employee who has the Coronavirus to leave the workplace and stay home?
- What resources are available to assist employees who have the Coronavirus?
- An overview of the DOL's FAQ's and how they apply to HR
- Summary of the Family First Coronavirus Response Act and how to ensure compliance
- Whether state family leave laws and paid sick leave laws cover the Coronavirus
- And much more!!!!