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Department of Labor’s COVID-19 Leave Regulations Struck Down by New York Court

On August 3, 2020, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York held that the Department of Labor’s (DOL) regulations in its Final Rule contravened the leave provisions established by Congress in the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (“EFMLEA”)FN4, collectively referred to as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”).