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New Guidance for Workers and Employers on Families First Coronavirus Response Act - July 21, 2020
The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has released additional guidance for workers and employers about the requirements and protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The new guidance provides plain-language questions and answers related to all three laws. Addition WHD compliance assistance materials include: a Fact Sheet for Employees, a Fact Sheet for Employers, and a Questions and Answers resource about paid sick and expanded family and medical leave under the FFCRA. The guidance also includes Questions and Answers about posting requirements, a poster for employees, and simple Quick Benefits Tips to determine how much paid leave workers may take under the FFCRA.