New Federal Law Requires Many Employers to Provide Paid Coronavirus-Related Leave

March 20, 2020
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On March 18, the Senate passed and President Trump signed into law a coronavirus relief package including requirements for many employers to provide qualifying employees emergency paid leave. These requirements become effective April 1, 2020. Eligibility for the new leave expires on December 31, 2020 and the leave may not be carried over into 2021.

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for more information about the new regulations, including:

  • Emergency Paid Sick Leave
  • Emergency Child Care Leave
  • Tax Credits for the New Coronavirus-Related Leave

Additional Resources

Complying with Paid Leave Requirements Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Effective today (April 1, 2020), many businesses and nonprofits will need to comply with new emergency paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave regulations enacted under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

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