March 20, 2020
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Time Off Obligations (Updated)
Effective April 2, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) imposes some significant new obligations on employers with fewer than 500 employees. What follows is a detailed description of the employer-leave obligations that will be required by the FFCRA.
Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on March 18 with overwhelming bipartisan support, and the president signed the law that evening.
Effective April 2, the FFCRA imposes some significant new obligations on employers with fewer than 500 employees.
In this State Bar of Wisconsin InsideTrack article, John C. Gardner provides the details of the new employer obligations under the FFCRA. See
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Time Off Obligations (Updated).
John C. Gardner, Marquette 2004, is chair of the labor and employment practice group at Dewitt LLP.
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