What does this new law provide?
The FFCRA went into effect on April 1, 2020, the law makes two changes to employee leaves:
- Part 1 - It adds “a qualifying need related to a public health emergency” as new FMLA category
- Part 2 - It provides for “Emergency Paid Sick Leave” for all eligible employees
This law will expire on December 31, 2020. See the DOL Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requirements poster.
Please note: The law in this area is fluid and developing. The language below may be changed as additional legal clarifications are provided. We appreciate your patience.
Please read the FAQs below to learn more details and submit a request form to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply for these leaves.