SAVOY | Families First Coronavirus Response Act
On March 18, 2020, the President signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act) into law. The Act aims to address the impact of COVID-19 (or coronavirus) on private sector employers and employees. Among the provisions, the legislation includes:
- Expansion of the Family Medical and Leave Act (FMLA) to provide up to 12 weeks of temporary additional protected leave due to reasons related to COVID-19.
- Requirement to provide emergency paid sick leave to full-time, part-time and varying hour employees affected by COVID-19.
- Provision of payroll tax credits to employers providing paid time off under the protected leave provisions.
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