FAQs Regarding Furloughs and Other Reductions in Pay and Hours Worked Issues

Questions answered in this article:

  • If an employer is having trouble meeting payroll, do they need to pay non-exempt employees on the regular payday?
  • Is it legal for an employer to reduce the wages or number of hours of an hourly employee?
  • Does an employer need to pay an hourly employee for a full day of work if he or she was scheduled for a full day but only worked a partial day due to lack of work?
  • Can an employer reduce an otherwise exempt employee’s salary due to a slowdown in business?
  • And more!

 

FAQs Regarding COVID-19 and the FMLA

Questions answered in this article:

  • Which employees are eligible to take FMLA leave?
  • Must an employer grant leave to an employee who is sick or who is caring for a family member that is sick?
  • Can an employee stay home under FMLA leave to avoid getting pandemic influenza?
  • What legal responsibility do employers have to allow parents or care givers time off from work to care for the sick or children who have been dismissed from school?
  • And more!

 

FAQs Regarding COBRA and Continuation of Coverage

Questions answered in this article:

  • What is COBRA continuation health coverage?
  • What does COBRA do?
  • What group health plans are subject to COBRA?
  • And more!

 

Disclaimer: Nothing included on this page is intended to be specific tax or legal advice. Future regulations and guidance may change information included on this page as this is an evolving situation. This is provided for illustrative purposes only and we recommend you consult with your legal or tax specialist for information related to your specific situation. Issues related to employers with multiemployer bargaining agreements, government employers, and the impact of Families First Coronavirus Act with other state mandated paid leave laws should be reviewed with counsel or your tax specialist.