DOL Provides Guidance to Implement Paid Sick Leave and Extended Family Medical Leave Provisions of FFCRA

As directed by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) signed into law last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its first round of guidance to help employers implement the paid sick leave and the extended family and medical leave included in the legislation. Also, the DOL issued a fact sheet to help employees understand the scope of the changes from the employees’ perspective.

The three DOL guidance documents issued are as follows.

Employers should review these guidelines to become familiar with how the FFCRA affects sick leave, and family and medical leave.

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