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Congress Expands Paid Leave in Response to COVID-19

President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act on March 18, 2020, expanding paid leave and unemployment benefits to Americans impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Act: Requires all government employers and private employers with fewer than 500 employees to offer two weeks of paid leave to employees (see Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act, below), Offers 12 weeks of paid leave to employees whose children’s schools or childcare providers have closed (see Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act, below), Increases funding for food assistance programs, Expands unemployment insurance, and Guarantees free coronavirus testing even for the uninsured. More

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