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Guidance on DOL Interpretations Regarding Family and Medical Leave and Sick Leave Act Related to COVID-19

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03.27.20 - Guidance on the Department of Labor Interpretations Regarding the Family and Medical Leave and Sick Leave Act Related to COVID-19: On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor released an initial set of questions and answers regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA"), to allow employers to better understand and interpret the provisions of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave and extended family and medical leave under the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act. Attached is a summary of the relevant portions of the Q&As to assist employers with their impending implementation of the FFCRA.