COVID-19 Employer Update: Expansion of Paid Leave Requirements

Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).  Starting April 1, 2020, employers with under 500 employees are subject to two new paid leave requirements.  Covered employers may be required to provide up to 12 weeks of paid leave to full- and part-time employees affected by COVID-19.  A fact sheet on the leave requirements for employers is available for [download].