COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, has changed the way the world does business. As an employer, it’s important to keep up to date on best practices, helping guide your employees while also staying compliant with the newest laws and regulations.
To protect employees’ job security and health during the pandemic, the United States recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The Act, which went into effect April 1, requires some employers to offer employees expanded sick and family leave for reasons related to the virus.
This handy cheat sheet explains the requirements of the Act step by step. Review each section for a thorough understanding of:
- General leave requirements
- Covered employers
- Eligible employees
- Qualifying reasons for leave
- Duration of leave
- Calculation of pay
Download this free cheat sheet for employers to ensure you comply with the requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.