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FFCRA: Overview

March 18, 2020

By Elena R. Baca, Eric Distelburger, Dina Ellis Rochkind, Kenneth W. Gage, Elizabeth S. Minoofar, & Charles A. Patrizia

On Monday evening, March, 16th the House of Representatives, by unanimous consent, passed technical corrections and amendments to the COVID-19 emergency Bill that was passed in the early hours of last Saturday morning. As described below, these changes narrow somewhat the burden on covered employers. The Bill now moves to the Senate, where floor action is not yet scheduled. We summarize below key provisions potentially affecting employers.