Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) Paid Sick Leave Changes to the FMLA and FLSA: Deadline to Notify Your Employees Using the Poster Published by the Department of Labor Is April 1, 2020

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April 1, 2020 is the deadline for employers with fewer than 500 employees to display the poster in a conspicuous place in each of your stores or by providing it via email to every current employee who is teleworking. Do not fail to provide this notice to employees by April 1, 2020. The poster is entitled “Employee Rights: Paid Sick …

Winning the MLA Game

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What you need to know to stay in compliance By Fran Bishop, NPA Government Relations Liaison, NPA Past President This Content is for Members Only

DMDC WEBSITE WILL REQUIRE A ‘USER ACCOUNT’ FOR MLA CHECK ACCESS

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The May 31, 2019 News and Alerts of ‘Upcoming Changes to MLA’ on the front page of the DMDC website states: “Around June 27, 2019, DMDC will make significant changes to the Military Lending Act (MLA) website (https://mla.dmdc.osd.mil) to enhance security of the site and better protect the personal information of Service members. All users of the site will be …

From SESCO: DOL Releases Revised FFCRA Regulations

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Reprinted with Permission from SESCO: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was enacted on March 18, 2020. The sweeping federal legislation provides emergency paid sick leave (EPSL) and expanded paid Family and Medical Leave (EFML) to certain covered workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued regulations implementing the FFCRA …

Team GRC Outreach during the COVID-19 Emergency

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March 26, 2020 Since March 1, 2020, the Government Relations Committee has been engaged on a daily basis in  responding to questions posed by members either through the NPA Office or directly to Fran Bishop as GRC Liaison,  reviewing, preparing and issuing GRC Updates for all pawnbrokers on legislation pending in Congress to address issues related to pawnbrokers and pawn …

Emergency Paid Leave Provisions of H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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    Updated March 20, 2020 On March 17, 2020, NPA’s Team GRC summarized H.R. 6201’s provisions affecting pawnbrokers as employers in terms of this legislation’s “emergency paid leave” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). This Update shows changes to that prior information, which were made in the final bill enacted by Congress March 18, 2020. Changes are …

Division E of H.R. 6201’s “Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act” Revised March 20, 2020

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Updated March 20, 2020 On March 17, 2020, the NPA’s GRC provided information on Division E of H.R. 6201 that had passed the House of Representatives. This Update covers the final version of H.R. 6201 enacted by the Senate and signed by the President on March 18, 2020. You will receive a revised Update on Division C separately. Information changed …

Emergency Paid Leave Provisions of H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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March 17, 2020 NPA’s Team GRC obtained a summary of what H.R. 6201, a bill that could be enacted today, means in terms of emergency paid leave. This Update is only a briefing on the official summary on Division C – the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act. The provisions in Division E – the Emergency Paid Sick Leave …