DOL Changes Course on FFCRA Coverage for Healthcare Providers

  By Randall Sutton, Partner – Employment Law & Litigation Practice Group Back when the FFCRA was first signed into law, we reviewed the statute and were fairly certain that only physicians and direct care providers would be exempt from the FFCRA. Then the DOL issued its FAQs which provided that all employees of a health care provider were exempt whether or

New IRS Requirements for Documenting FFCRA Paid Leave Requests

By Randall Sutton, Partner – Employment Law & Litigation Practice Group The Department of Labor (DOL) and IRS provided additional guidance for employers last week regarding paid leave requests under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Employers who grant paid leave under the FFCRA are eligible to have 100% of the wages paid offset