Breaking News: DOL Contradicts Itself on Use of Employer-Provided Leave

April 8, 2020   Written by:   Filed under: Breaking News

DOL CONTRADICTS ITSELF ON USE OF EMPLOYER-PROVIDED LEAVE

On April 7th, we reported to you that the Department of Labor issued new Q&As, two of which (Nos. 31 & 33) state that employers may require employees on Emergency FMLA to use employer-provided leave (e.g. PTO, vacation) concurrently with Emergency FMLA after the first two weeks. This was a reversal from DOL’s earlier position in the Q&As.