On Wednesday, Congress approved and President Donald Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). FFCRA provides new benefits to employees through two new laws: the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA) and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA). The requirements of FFCRA are set to take effect April 2 and expire Dec. 31. The elements of FFCRA that touch most directly on the employer-employee relationship are examined below.

EMERGENCY FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE EXPANSION ACT

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