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DOL Issues Additional Guidance for Employers, Employees, FAQs

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on March 24, 2020 issued guidance for employers, guidance for employees, and a set of FAQs on how the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R.6201) will affect employers and employees.  This guidance will be critical to all employers – especially small- and mid-sized NECA member companies – and in particular to businesses in other industries.

Please Note: The DOL made clear in its releases that there will further guidance and also additional regulations related to the exemptions for employers with fewer than 50 employees.

USDOL: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

USDOL: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights

USDOL: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers