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Employment Law
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Federal Government Requires Small Businesses to Provide Paid Leave During COVID-19 Outbreak

Businesses with less than 500 employees are required to provide paid leave to employees who cannot work due to an employee’s (or their family member’s) quarantine or diagnosis of COVID-19. Businesses will also need to provide paid leave if an employee cannot work due to the employee’s need to care for a child whose school or child care center has been closed.

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Employers Must Comply with the FMLA When Evaluating Time-Off Requests to Attend School IEP Meetings

The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued an Opinion Letter clarifying that an employee who has a child with a serious medical condition is entitled to take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act so that the parent can attend a school meeting to discuss that child’s Individualized Education Program.

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