Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Federal Plan for Implementation of Emergency Paid Leave and Employer Tax Credits
Information about the emergency paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the government’s plan for implementation follows.
Employees of employers of less than 500 employees are eligible for emergency paid leave in accordance with the provisions of the FFCRA unless their employer is exempted.
The expected effective dates of the FFCRA are April 2, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
For information on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, click here: FFCRA Paid Leave Provisions
For information on the plan for implementation of COVID-19 related paid leave and tax credits for employers to recover the costs of COVID-19 related paid leave, click here: Federal Plan for Implementation of Paid Leave and Tax Credits
Information from the Employment Development Department (EDD)
An unprecedented number of employees are filing claims seeking relief for lost work hours and wages as a result of COVID-19.
Tip: It has been reported that opting to receive unemployment insurance benefit payments via a debit card may be the fastest way to receive payments. Check it out.
Following are links to pertinent information made available by the EDD:
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