As we finally closed out 2020, the required leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) also came to a close. However, the Department of Labor issued two new FAQ’s on its website (FAQ 104 and 105), clarifying that if an employee has not exhausted their FFCRA leave prior to January 1, 2021, a covered employer may elect to voluntarily extend the employee’s deadline to do so through March 31, 2021.
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Since its passage on March 18, 2020, employers have been attempting to forecast how the Department of Labor (DOL) will implement the Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act (FFCRA).
DOL Releases Mandatory Notice Poster and Paid Leave Under Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
On March 25, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued the notice regarding the Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act (FFCRA). The notice is available on the Department’s website and should be posted where employers place other DOL-required posters.