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Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (“FFCRA”)


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Federal Legislation entitled “The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) was recently enacted and provides in relevant part:

  • · expanded FMLA eligibility (with limited pay); and

  • · expanded required paid sick days for limited purposes.

This memo explains the FFCRA and provides payroll instructions for how to enter pay for eligible employees.

The FFCRA takes effect on April 1, 2020 and expires on December 31, 2020.

OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER OF THE COMMONWEALTH

William McNamara, Comptroller of the Commonwealth

One Ashburton Place, 9th Floor, Boston MA 02108

comptroller.info@mass.gov

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For assistance, please call us at

(617) 727-5000

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