Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary

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On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the U.S. Senate voted to approve H.R. 6102 The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act) that was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives over the weekend. President Trump has signed the bill into law.

The Act requires employers to provide paid leave for some employees related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, among other measures. The Act takes effect no later than 15 days after March 18.

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