March 23, 2020 / Blog Post

New York becomes first state to enact paid sick leave law in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Employer Law Report

As we recently reported, President Donald Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) to provide paid Family Medical Leave (FMLA) and paid sick leave to families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the law provides a number of protections to American workers, it also has a few gaps. One gap in the FFCRA, for example, is that it does not apply to employers of 500 or more employees.

Read the full post on our blog, Employer Law Report.