Health & Welfare

American Rescue Plan Act Extends Tax Credits for COVID-19 Leave

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”). Among other provisions aimed at economic recovery, ARPA extends employer tax credit opportunities for certain forms of paid leave related to COVID-19. 

Further Guidance from DOL on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued additional FAQs that provide further guidance for employers and employees on the administration of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave (“EPSL”) Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Act (“EFMLA”) under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”).