Sick Pay, Medical Leave, and Payroll Tax Credits Provided

Mar 20, 2020

President Trump signed into law H.R. 6201 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“the Act”) on March 18, 2020. The Act provides emergency paid sick leave, expands the Family and Medical Leave Act, and provides payroll tax credits to certain employers.

 Emergency Sick Leave – The new law requires employers with less than 500 employees to provide paid leave to employees dealing with the impact of COVID-19 in the following situations: