Federal Contractors Must Give Paid Leave Under Final Rule

Date: 09 / 30 / 16

Type: Press Coverage

Crusius_Eric_E_241.jpgPaid sick leave must be provided to employees on federal contracts awarded starting Jan. 1, 2017, under a new final rule from the Labor Department.

The regulation, which implements President Barack Obama’s executive order, marks the administration’s latest use of procurement authority to alter workplace policies that aren’t moving in Congress.

Eric Crusius, a counsel in the firm's Government Contracts practice group, was recently interviewed by the BNA Daily Labor Report. To read the full news article, click here.