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Guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor

    March 27, 2020

    Guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor

    By Colin A. Walker, Fairfield and Woods, P.C.

    The U.S. Department of Labor issued the below guidance regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The Department is to issue regulations on the statute but has not done so yet. We will continue to monitor these and other developments regarding workplace legislation addressing the Coronavirus outbreak.

    •    Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
    (Revised afternoon of March 27 to provide further discussion on many of the topics and address new issues such as intermittent leave, teleworking, documentation requirements, and the interaction between furloughs and leave under the FFCRA).

    •    Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

    •    Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights

    Questions? Contact COSHRM's Legislative Director, Colin A. Walker