U.S. DOL Releases Initial Guidance For Employers on Families First Coronavirus Response ActOn March 27, 2020 by Schnader in Client Alerts
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Schnader’s Brian M. Wallen and M. Christine Carty have published a client alert, “U.S. DOL Releases Initial Guidance For Employers on Families First Coronavirus Response Act.” It reads in part:
As we previously reported, on March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) became law implementing emergency paid sick leave and partially paid FMLA leave for certain absences related to COVID-19. On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) released preliminary guidance regarding FFCRA compliance in response to the most frequently asked questions. The DOL stated that it expects to publish additional guidance in the future. This Alert outlines the DOL guidance and clarifications concerning some of the portions of the FFCRA.