By Lisa Calick
President Trump has now signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, providing emergency economic relief and support to American workers who may be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Act applies to businesses with less than 500 employees and will take effect on April 2, 2020.
There are two main aspects of the Act as outlined below:
Emergency Paid Sick Leave
This portion of the Act allows eligible employees to take two weeks of paid sick leave in...