Q: What additional guidance has been provided for employers to comply with Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA)?


A: The U.S Department of Labor (DOL) has issued guidance on the paid leave requirements under FFCRA in addition to clarifying the effective date of the law is April 1, 2020.

The guidance addresses issues such as:

  • Which employers and employees are covered
  • How much leave employers are required to grant employees and for what pay
  • How paid Family Medical Leave and paid sick leave interact for child care purposes
  • Exemptions from the law
  • What tax credits are available to employers to pay for the leave

For more information you can click here or visit the the DOL’s website for the following information:

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave RequirementsFamilies First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave RequirementsFamilies First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact your Liberty Advisor.



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