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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert: DOL Corrects Temporary FFCRA Regulations

April 17, 2020

On April 10, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued technical corrections to the temporary regulations it issued April 1 implementing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which became law on March 18, 2020.  

The corrections address internal inconsistencies, such as an error in a sample calculation of worked hour, capitalization of a defined term, cross references, punctuation, etc.  The publication can be found here: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/04/10/2020-07711/paid-leave-under-the-families-first-coronavirus-response-act-correction

The prior (uncorrected) rule can be found here: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/04/06/2020-07237/paid-leave-under-the-families-first-coronavirus-response-act 

For guidance on application of Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Emergency FMLA Leave under the FFCRA, please see our prior alerts at: bit.ly/mlg-covid19

If you need help with your planning or working through scenarios that present themselves in your workplace, we are here to help.  For assistance, please contact Morningstar Law Group Associate Attorney Hank Gates (hgates@morningstarlawgroup.com or 919.590.0392) or Morningstar Law Group Partner Amie Flowers Carmack (acarmack@morningstarlawgroup.com or 919.590.0394).