The DOL is clearly plugged in to the issues and questions employers are running into as everyone plans to give notice of and grant paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The DOL’s first round of FAQs (published on March 24, 2020) focused on how to determine if an employer meets the
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Late Wednesday night, the Senate passed a sweeping coronavirus economic rescue package that would pump $2 trillion into America’s economy. The House is expected to take up the bill as early as Friday, March 27.
The final version of the Senate bill includes, among other things, provisions that will send checks directly to households, invest…
The Department of Labor now has issued guidance, questions and answers, and a poster for those employers covered by the recently enacted Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which we have summarized here.
Guidance and FAQ Highlights
Notably, the FAQ states that the effective date of the FFCRA is April 1 and…