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New Legislation on Paid Sick Leave and Employer Tax Credits

March 20, 2020

By Joseph P. Opich, Jeffrey R. Ii, Stephen J. Turanchik, Brendan Counihan & Thomas Bourneuf

On March 18, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”), which includes a public health emergency leave, mandatory emergency paid sick leave, and refundable payroll tax credits for small and medium-sized employers for the public health emergency leave and emergency paid sick leave provided to their employees who are unable to work or telework due to COVID-19.