Update: Guidance on Paid Leave and
the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). The law will go into effect within 15 days and will remain in effect until December 31, 2020. Among other things, the law includes an emergency expansion of family and medical leave and paid sick leave. All employers need to be aware of these legal changes.
What is the new expansion of family and medical leave?
What is the new requirement regarding paid sick leave?
How do employers pay for this?
**This analysis is provided based on information currently available. As this health crisis is rapidly evolving, the guidance for response is subject to continual update. Our employment lawyers are here to assist you and encourage you to contact us as you need legal advice. Please click here for contact information.**