Department of Labor Releases Q&A Regarding Coronavirus Emergency Paid Sick Leave and FMLA Leave Rules

March 25, 2020

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) on Tuesday issued a concise Q&A relating to the leave, pay calculation, employee count, overtime, and other technical details contained in last week’s Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).  The Q&A answers many of the immediate and common questions raised by the recently released emergency changes to the nation’s paid sick leave and paid FMLA leave requirements.

The DOL also confirmed that it will be issuing implementing regulations for the FFCRA, and that it will provide assistance “as warranted” to employers seeking FFCRA compliance guidance.

The Q&A is available here: 

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