COVID-19 Client Alerts:
Summary of Emergency Leave Law
New Emergency Federal Sick Leave and FMLA Provisions
The Families First Coronovirus Response Act includes several important items, including funding for unemployment and food assistance. It also creates new sick leave and paid FMLA provisions, which are summarized in today’s update.
- Employee is subject to governmental quarantine or isolation order
- Employee is advised by health care provider to self-quarantine
- Employee has symptoms of COVID-19 and is seeking medical advice
- Employee is caring for a person in categories 1-3 above
- Employee is caring for his or her child whose school or child care is closed
- Employee is experiencing a substantially similar condition to be determined by the Secretary of Health & Human Services
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