As part of sweeping legislation—the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)—signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020, two laws were enacted that provide workers with paid leave for reasons related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

 The “Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act” allows 12
weeks of partially compensated FMLA leave to care for a child whose
school or child care facility has been closed due to COVID-19.

 The “Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act” requires employers to provide
80 hours of paid sick time to employees in specified circumstances
related to COVID-19 exposure and prevention.

The legislation requires covered employers to post a notice of the FFCRA requirements in a conspicuous place on its premises. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has provided separate versions of this notice for federal and nonfederal employees.

Download the “FFCRA Poster – Nonfederal”

Download the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Employee Expanded Family and Medical Leave Rights”

Download the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Questions and Answers”

Download the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice – Frequently Asked Questions”

Download the “DOL-Families First Act to Take Effect April 1”