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COVID-19 Update

Deborah L Hylander

March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update - Yesterday initial guidance was issued in regards to the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA) and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) of the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

Baker Donelson has a great summary on their website https://www.bakerdonelson.com/coronavirus-dol-issues-initial-qa-guidance-on-the-families-first-coronavirus-response-act?utm_source=vuture&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20200325%20-%20alert%20-%20l%26e

The effective date is April 1, 2020, (the initial version took effect immediately) and ends on December 31, 2020.

The DOL has a Fact Sheet here - https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employer-paid-leave

See Q&As here - https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions

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