Families First Coronavirus Response Act – HR Compliance

Denise GillinHealth Benefits, Human Resources, News

We’ve all heard about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), but what does it entail? Highlights are below, but more information is available by clicking the links below.


  • Coronavirus relief legislation requires employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide 12 weeks of FMLA leave for child care reasons related to COVID-19.
  • The new FMLA leave must be compensated after the first 10 days, at two-thirds of an employee’s wage, up to $200 per day.
  • Employers must also provide 80 hours of paid sick time for specified reasons related to COVID-19.

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More information can be found on the Department of Labor (DOL) FAQs page.

Click here for the Department of Labor (DOL) FAQs page regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Contact your Murray Employee Benefits representatives at 717.397.9600 with any questions.

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