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Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) – SHRM Webinar



New federal legislation provides relief for some employees affected by COVID-19, join SHRM-GT to learn more about The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), or H.R. 6201. This law becomes effective April 2, 2020. During this one-hour webinar, Melanie Pate, Partner with Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, will share the key provisions of the Act and provide participants with the opportunity to ask questions. Participants will learn about the following provisions:

  • Employers with 500 or fewer workers are required to provide Paid Sick Leave
  • Employers with 500 or fewer workers are required to provide Paid Family Leave
  • Reimbursement to employers through Tax Credits
  • Loophole for Small Businesses with less than 50 employees and Health Care Providers
  • Government employers are required to provide Paid Sick and Family Leave
  • Gig Workers and Self-Employed Workers will also receive benefits
  • Funding for states for enhanced unemployment benefits, increased funding for food assistance programs, and free coronavirus testing.
  • Anti-retaliation provision that protects employees from retaliation if they use the paid sick leave and family leave benefits.

Mark your calendars for Monday, March 23, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. You may register for this free Pop Up Institute offering by clicking the register now link. Once registered, you will receive an email with the Go-To Meeting invitation and link.

HRCI and SHRM recertification credits are pending.

As issues surrounding COVID-19 are fluid and rapidly changing, the information in this alert should not be construed as legal advice. It is intended to provide information as it is currently available. 

This material has been prepared by Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. Readers should not act upon any information without seeking professional legal advice. Any communication you may have with a Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, though this announcement or otherwise, should not be understood by you to be attorney-client communication unless and until you and the firm agree to enter into an attorney-client relationship.


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