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COVID-19; FMLA; paid sick leave

Families First Act and Providers of Health and Human Services: Who Is a Health Care Provider and How Do We Pay for This?

Providers of health and human services with fewer than 500 employees have asked the question: Is my organization or are my employees exempt from the paid time off and expanded FMLA under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”)? Specifically, are my employees considered health care providers for purposes… Continue

Congressional Response to COVID-19: FMLA and Paid Leave

Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on March 18, 2020 and the President signed the legislation shortly thereafter. The provisions below become effective within 15 days. We will provide further guidance on the details of the Act as they are released in the coming days. The Act contains… Continue