DOL Clarifies Exemptions to Coronavirus Paid Leave Laws

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) that address exemptions to the paid leave requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA requires covered employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.

The FFCRA includes an exemption for small businesses and an exemption for certain types of employees, including small businesses with fewer than 50 employees and employers of health care providers or emergency responders.

Download the bulletin for more information on exemptions to coronavirus paid leave laws.