The U.S. Department of Labor has issued guidance on the application of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Family and Medical Leave Act to employees who telework from home or from another location away from the employer’s facility.
DOL Issues Additional Clarification on FMLA, FFCRA, FLSA in COVID-19 Context
The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently issued additional clarification on its FAQs and guidance regarding the FMLA and the FFCRA in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some highlights include:
South Carolina Enacts Lactation Support Act
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed into law the South Carolina Lactation Support Act, requiring employers to provide employees reasonable unpaid break time, or paid break time or mealtime, each day to express breast milk.