Families First Response Act ("FFCRA")

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What ALL Employers Need to Know About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 18, 2020, the U.S. Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), which had been approved by the House of Representatives. President Trump signed the legislation into law the same day. As adopted into law, the final version of FFCRA contains some modifications from the House version we posted about earlier. This summary has been updated to reflect the provisions of FFCRA as enacted into law.

The provisions of FFCRA go into effect on APRIL 2, 2020, and apply to ALL employers with less than 500 employees. YOU NEED TO TAKE STEPS NOW TO ENSURE YOU ARE COMPLY WITH THESE PROVISIONS STARTING APRIL 2, 2020.

A summary of the Act can be viewed here.