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Telemedicine Visits Qualify for Leave under the FMLA

January 15, 2021 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave

On December 29, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin addressing Telemedicine and Serious Health...Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Relief Bill Allows Employers to Voluntarily Extend FFCRA Leave and Claim Tax Credits Through March 31, 2021

December 30, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence On December 21, 2020, Congress passed a large appropriations bill containing $900B in COVID relief. President Trump signed the bill...Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs into Law Significant Amendments to the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act

October 7, 2020 Ali Law Group PC New York City, Leaves of Absence, Medical Leave

On September 28, 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill into law significantly amending the New...Continue Reading →

United States Department of Labor Issues New Regulations Relating to Paid Leave Under the FFCRA

September 15, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Federal, Leaves of Absence, Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave

As we previously reported, on August 3, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (“the...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 →

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 →

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. DOL Opinion: Employers Must Designate Leave as FMLA

June 8, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave

In a recent Opinion letter of the United States Department of Labor (U.S. DOL) (FMLS 2019-1-A, March 14, 2019), the...Continue Reading →

U.S. DOL Releases Updated FMLA Notice and Certification Forms

September 8, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave On September 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division released new model Family Medical Leave Act...Continue Reading →

DOL Finds that Employer’s No-Fault Attendance Policy Does Not Violate FMLA

September 1, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave On August 28, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (DOL) released an Opinion letter addressing whether...Continue Reading →

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