On March 10, 2021, Congress passed its landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, and President Biden signed the bill into law on March 11, 2021. The bill does not require employers to continue offering Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) leave, but it extends the FFCRA’s payroll tax credit provisions for employers who choose to offer such leave through September 30, 2021. The bill also expands the qualifying reasons for FFCRA leave for employers who choose to offer it.
Here are the key FFCRA-related provisions in the March 2021 stimulus bill for employers to be aware of:
For more information or resources regarding the FFCRA or other COVID-related laws applicable to employers and/or employees, feel free to contact us.
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