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COBRA Notices Become Recent Target of ERISA Class Action Lawsuits

September 30, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Benefits, Health Insurance

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (“COBRA”) enables employees and their dependents to extend health coverage under an employer’s group health plan...Continue Reading →

U.S. DOL Issues Proposed Rule on Classification of Independent Contractors Under the FLSA

September 26, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

On September 22, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced a proposed rule to clarify whether a worker...Continue Reading →

U.S. DOL Issues New FAQs Regarding the FFCRA and School Closings

September 2, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave, Other leaves

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has released updated guidance regarding qualifying for paid leave under the...Continue Reading →

U.S. Department of Labor Provides Guidance on Employers’ Obligation to Track Employee Hours While Teleworking

August 28, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

On August 24, 2020, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor (DOL) published a Field...Continue Reading →

New York Federal Court Vacates Several Portions of DOL Regulations Regarding FFCRA Leave

August 18, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave, Other leaves

On August 3, 2020, a New York federal court invalidated several key portions of Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) rules and...Continue Reading →

Update: Travel Restrictions Advisory

August 14, 2020 Ali Law Group PC

As we previously reported, in response to increased rates of COVID-19 transmission in certain states within the United States and...Continue Reading →

U.S. Department of Labor Issues New FMLA Forms

August 10, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave

In July, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor released new model forms employers can use for leaves that employees take...Continue Reading →

U.S. Supreme Court Holds Title VII Protects LGBTQ Employees

June 18, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Gender

The United States Supreme Court issued a landmark decision on June 15, 2020, in the case of Bostock v. Clayton...Continue Reading →

NYS Democratic Presidential Primary Reinstated for June 23, 2020

May 27, 2020 Ali Law Group PC New York

The NYS Democratic Presidential primary, scheduled for June 23, 2020, has been reinstated due to court order. As you may...Continue Reading →

DOL Amends Regulation on “Fluctuating Workweek” Method of Pay

May 26, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

On May 20, 2020, the US Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced a final rule that clarifies that payments in addition...Continue Reading →

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