Massachusetts’ COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Employer Reimbursement

Massachusetts’ COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave program expired March 15, 2022. This law required employers to provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave for certain COVID-19-related reasons. In late February, the Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance alerted employers that reimbursements for the program were reaching their …

New Guidance on COVID-19 and ADA Disability

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued 14 additional answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding what employers can and cannot do to comply with federal fair employment laws during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new answers address the definition of “disability” and how to determine whether an individual with COVID-19 …