COVID-19: Family Leave

  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) & NYS Emergency Paid Leave
    The federal government passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act aimed at addressing the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and introducing paid sick leave and an expanded family and medical leave act.  Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) effective April 2, 2020, and ends December 31, 2020. This federal legislation provides paid emergency family leave as well as paid sick leave for people affected by COVID-19 who cannot work or telework. FFCRA applies to businesses with under 500 employees, but there may be some exemptions. FFCRA has 3 sections: Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act Emergency Paid Sick Leave … Read more

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Disclaimer: Nothing herein should be construed as being Gettry Marcus’ views as to whether this economic global crisis will be short-lived (a V recovery), take only a few calendar quarters to unwind (a U recovery), or create a longer-lived recession. Further, the above and all future communications from our task force provides information for you to consider as a menu of thoughts as no one strategy works for all.