Paid COVID Leave Benefits for Employees: Act III by Michelle Brenwald Klenda Austerman Employment Attorney In 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provided paid leave benefits to employees for various COVID related reasons. The FFCRA mandated employers with fewer than 500 employees (with limited exceptions) to provide the paid leave benefit through Dec. 31, 2020, in exchange for specific dollar-for-dollar payroll tax credits. Although the “mandate” that employers provide such benefits expired, employers could voluntarily provide the paid leave benefits... Read More
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