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DOL Guidance on Employers Covered by FFCRA Paid Leave

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) that address which employers are covered by the paid leave requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA requires covered employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The leave requirements apply to employers with fewer than 500 employees; the FAQs explain how employers should calculate this number and which government employers are covered.

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