Healthcare employers who believed they were entirely exempt from the FFCRA’s obligations, including providing certain paid leave, based on the Department of Labor’s March regulations should revisit their position in light of a recent ruling from a New York federal court. Many healthcare providers believed they were entirely exempt from the FFCRA because of the broad definition of healthcare provider in the Department of Labor’s regulations. Now, a New York federal district court struck down this regulatory provision. You can read more about this important decision from our colleagues here. Healthcare providers with less than 500 employees are encouraged to contact their Jackson Lewis attorney for assistance to assess risks in light of this development.