Families First Coronavirus Response Act Update Part 1

COVID-19HR Insights

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law on March 18, 2020. In March, the DOL and other agencies published guidance on FFCRA. This issue of HR Insights provides a comprehensive update in three parts based on the guidance and regulations. Part 1 covers the effective date, posting requirements, covered employers, eligible employees, and how worksite closures, furloughs and reductions in hours affect EPSLA and EFMLEA benefits. In addition, Part 1 includes an HR@Work Quick Reference Tool on the FFCRA Qualifying Reasons and Amount of Leave and Pay.