On Friday, March 20, the U.S. Treasury, IRS, and U.S. Department of Labor announced their plans for making the paid leave provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) less burdensome for small businesses. Here is a basic overview of FFCRA for employees and employers. See the links below for further guidance regarding FFCRA legislation.


Employers Required to Post Employee Rights Notice Under FFCRA

As employers continue to weather the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") has issued some guidance to help businesses and employees understand the Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA").

On March 25, 2020, the DOL issued the required poster employers will need to provide to employees under the FFCRA. Employers may satisfy this requirement by posting the notice in a conspicuous place on their premises, emailing or mailing the notice to employees directly, or posting it on an employee intranet or external website by April 1, 2020. 

The agency also published a series of frequently asked questions about the required FFCRA notice, which can be accessed here


fmla-coronavirus_MT-feature-660x371FFCRA Explained

Tune in to hear the Independent Payroll Providers Association (IPPA) explain the EPLA & EFMLA 


Compliance_FFCRA-Guidance_1000x588FFCRA Guidance Issued by DOL

The Department of Labor has issued preliminary guidance regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, clarifying many provisions in the original bill. Read more...



IRS Bulletin for FFCRA Payroll Credits

Recently released IRS Bulletin 2020-57 informs employers that they can begin taking advantage of payroll credits as required by the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA). Read more...


MGN_1280x720_51019B00-RNAVCFFCRA Signed Into Law

On March 18, 2020 the United States Senate passed and President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). This law is in response to the recent COVID-19 pandemic and addresses emergency paid leave and additional Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provisions for employers with 1 to 500 employees. Read more...

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