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December 17, 2020

SHRM Magazine

Employment law partner Howard Lavin is quoted in a SHRM Magazine article that discusses the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) paid leave requirements which will expire at the end of the year. When they expire, organizations that have generous paid leave policies and those in states that have paid leave laws will continue to grant time off to employees who have COVID-19 or whose children's schools or child care providers are closed.

Howard noted that New York State has enacted legislation to provide mandatory leave—called quarantine leave—and certain paid benefits for employees affected by a quarantine order. “Importantly, New York State quarantine leave does not sunset after Dec. 31,” he said.

Read the article on the SHRM Magazine website.

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