Wage and Hour Division April 6, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Document Number: 2020-07237
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-06
Agency: Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor
The Secretary of Labor (``Secretary'') is promulgating temporary regulations to implement public health emergency leave under Title I of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and emergency paid sick leave to assist working families facing public health emergencies arising out of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) global pandemic. The leave is created by a time-limited statutory authority established under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Public Law 116-127 (FFCRA), and is set to expire on December 31, 2020. The FFCRA and this temporary rule do not affect the FMLA after December 31, 2020.