Advice for Businesses in Dealing with the Expanding Coronavirus Events
Democrats’ Proposed Coronavirus Emergency Aid Package Includes Relief for Employees
By Paul Hastings Covid-19 Task Force
Close to midnight on March 11, 2020, House Democrats proposed HR 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which would provide funding for various assistance programs to reduce the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Among others, the bill provides paid medical leave to sick and quarantined employees, requires employers to provide additional sick leave, and provides funding for unemployment insurance programs.