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The D.C. Council this week passed sweeping legislation that seeks to ensure that D.C. residents unable to work because of the COVID-19 emergency are covered by existing leave and/or unemployment benefits.
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.
A temp-to-perm (temporary to permanent) hire created a costly error for an employer under the FMLA. Employees working through a staffing agency are considered “joint employees” of both the staffing agency and the secondary employer under the FMLA.
Effective October 1, 2019, employers with 15 or more employees in the state of Maryland must provide eligible employees with leave to serve as organ or bone marrow donors.
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.