The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) expires as of December 31, 2020. The new coronavirus relief bill signed by President Trump on December 27, 2020, does not extend FFCRA. Rather, it provides for “FFCRA-like” tax credits for covered private employers who continue to offer paid leave benefits through March 31, 2021.
How should private employers, who were previously covered by FFCRA, handle COVID-19 related absences in 2021? Follow these 5 steps to ensure a smooth transition.