More on the CARES Act
The CARES Act was signed into federal law on March 27, 2020, and provides emergency relief to workers, families, small businesses, and distressed industries.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act
This legislation was signed into federal law on March 18, 2020. It required certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The requirement that employers provide paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) expired on Dec. 31, 2020. Please visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division’s FFCRA Questions and Answers page to learn more about workers’ and employers’ rights and responsibilities after this date.