Clock As is stands today, the leave entitlements available under the EFMLA and the EPSLA are set to expire at the end of the year.

In March of this year, Congress enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). Congress enacted this legislation in response to the growing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation included a number of measures intended to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 such as the mandate to cover COVID-19 related testing without cost-share to plan members, and expanded leave entitlements to prevent sick and potentially contagious individuals from going into the workplace.

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