Posts Tagged ‘Family and Medical Leave Act’

How the Paid Sick Leave Provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Affect Government Employers

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

THIS BLOG POST HAS BEEN UPDATED ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 On March 18, 2020, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Families First Act”). The Families First Act is actually a compilation of a number of different acts with different purposes, all sharing the goal of providing […]

The Difference Between a Serious Health Condition under the FMLA and a Disability under the ADA

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

It’s bad enough that employment laws have such confusing acronyms – FLSA, FMLA, ADEA, ADA – but why do they have to use different terms for the same thing? Don’t “serious health condition” and “disability” refer to the same thing? As it turns out, they do not. While both a serious health condition and a […]