On March 18, 2020, Congress passed, and the President signed into law, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, an economic stimulus plan intended to cushion the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Americans and introducing paid sick leave and an expanded family and medical leave act to the nation’s employers. The Act includes many provisions applicable to employers, such as paid sick leave for employees impacted by COVID-19 and those serving as caregivers for individuals with COVID-19.

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