More Guidance on Coronavirus Paid Leave Laws

Read our 5-page Compliance Bulletin Linked Below for Answers to Questions You May Have

As part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020, two laws were enacted that provide workers with paid leave for reasons related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The two leave laws are the “Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act,” and the “Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act.” The laws take effect within 15 days of passage. The leave benefits will expire on Dec. 31, 2020.

Linked below is a compliance bulletin providing additional guidance on the law on pages 2 – 5.

Action Steps for Employers

  • Review & Respond: Employers should familiarize themselves with the new leave requirements to ensure compliance. Read our compliance bulletin linked below.
  • Continue Checking our Website for Additional Coronavirus Resources: We’re compiling the latest information available to help local business leaders respond to the crisis.

If you have questions related to this update, please contact your North Risk Partners advisor. Don’t have an advisor? No problem. We’ll help you find one.

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