Families First Coronavirus Response Act
The Senate passed and President Donald Trump signed into Law, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. In passing the legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell paraphrased a longtime political mantra, in saying, “I do not believe we should let perfection be the enemy of something that will help even a subset of workers.”
The US Department of Labor have produced a Q & A sheet that will provide some clarity to a number of questions SITE members have.
Also, Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division ("WHD") has issued a poster related to the Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA"). The poster may be found at: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/posters/FFCRA_Poster_WH1422_Non-Federal.pdf