The US DOL released new information regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), including how:

  • employers count the number of their employees to determine coverage
  • employers count hours for part-time employees
  • employers calculate wages employees are entitled to under this law
  • small businesses obtain an exemption

Use these helpful guides for details:

FFCRA Questions & Answers

Fact Sheet for Employers

Fact Sheet for Employees

A workplace poster required for most employers will be published later this week, along with additional fact sheets and more Q&A.

This new law applies to emergency paid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and emergency paid sick leave. The law only applies to employers with fewer than 500 employees and is effective April 2, 2020 through December 31, 2020.