Wage and Hour Division April 10, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act; Correction
Document Number: 2020-07711
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor published in the Federal Register on April 6, 2020, a temporary rule 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 (FFCRA), and is set to expire on December 31, 2020. The FFCRA and the temporary rule do not affect the FMLA after December 31, 2020. Through publication of this document, the Department corrects certain preamble and regulatory text.