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Trump Has Signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into Law. What do You Need to Know?
Trump Has Signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into Law. What do You Need to Know?

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) was recently updated by the U.S. House, voted on by the U.S. Senate, and signed into law by the president. It will take effect April 1, 2020. The FFCRA provides for both emergency paid sick leave and an expansion of FMLA ...

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