BCGL To Host Webinar: “First Day of FFCRA: Update for Employers”

March 30, 2020

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 4:00 p.m., BCGL will host a webinar titled “First Day of FFCRA: Update for Employers.”  During the webinar, Angela Sanders, a member of BCGL’s Employment & Labor Law Department, will address new Department of Labor Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), employment-related provisions in the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Response and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), and updated guidance on Governor Wolf’s Order directing non-essential businesses to close.  Topics covered will include:

     -Determining whether an employer exceeds FFCRA’s 500-employee threshold.
     -Calculating paid sick time under FFCRA and substitution of paid leave.
     -Employer recordkeeping requirements.
     -Impact of business closures, layoffs and furlough on FFCRA sick leave benefits.
     -FFCRA opt out for employers of health care providers and emergency responders.
     -Small business exemption under FFCRA.
     -Tax credits under FFCRA and CARES Act.
     -Unemployment compensation benefits created under the CARES Act.
     -New guidance on Pennsylvania’s closure order for non-essential businesses.

Join us Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at the following link: 
FFCRA Webinar

You can also dial in using your phone at the following toll free number:  1 866 899 4679
The access code for the webinar is 714-440-453

*There is a 250 person attendee limit for the webinar.