Bloomberg Law
Aug. 18, 2020, 9:46 AM

On-and-Off Leave for Working Parents in Limbo as Schools Restart

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

Working parents face uncertainty about their right to use federally guaranteed paid leave at their discretion, thanks to a recent court ruling that muddled the issue as a new school year begins and Covid-19 infections persist.

A Manhattan federal judge earlier this month struck down a requirement that workers must get their employers’ consent to take intermittent leave under a coronavirus relief law passed in March to care for a child whose school or day care was shuttered. That cleared the way for workers to get time off periodically or in half-day chunks as needed to care for their children, ...

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