Newest DOL Publication Adds FAQs 89 Through 93

Author: Sue Thomas

Category: COVID-19

On May 7, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) added five new answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help employers comply with requirements set by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The new questions address a variety of topics, including:

  • Eligibility of domestic workers for FFCRA leave;
  • Joint employment issues for temporary workers assigned to employers with fewer than 500 employees;
  • Childcare eligibility for FFCRA leave due to a change of circumstances or school closures due to summer vacation; and
  • Whether employers can require employees to provide documentation on when they ask for FFCRA leave to seek diagnosis of or treatment for COVID-19.

Click here to review these new (and all other) DOL FAQs regarding the FFCRA.

About the Author

Sue Thomas

Posted in: COVID-19

Posted by Sue Thomas

Director, Contracts & Compliance. Sue has more than 30 years of intensive, hands-on experience working with a wide variety of employee benefit plans. As the Director of Contracts and Compliance, Sue is responsible for the management of all BSG® client contracts, including insured contracts, service contracts, and self-insured contracts as well as ensuring that these materials comply with all applicable state and federal benefit regulations. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sue has completed the RHU program, six CEBS courses and holds a Life and Health agent license.