Family First Coronavirus Response Act: Emergency Paid Sick Time

Family First Coronavirus Response Act: Emergency Paid Sick Time

This course will go over how to manage HR 6201 Bill in Zenefits

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Family First Coronavirus Response Act: Emergency Paid Sick Time

The HR 6201 bill is a  government mandate that provides businesses a viable path to balance employee and organizational needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

So what is the Family First Coronavirus Response Act?

Well — it essentially mandates that employers with less than 500 employees, must offer Emergency Paid Sick Time and Emergency Family and Medical Leave. The bill was signed on March 18, 2020 and it goes into effect on April 1, 2020. To help ensure employers can manage the additional costs, they’ll be offered a tax credit for these benefits.

Who does it cover?

  • As referenced before, the bill mandates that Employers with less than 500 employees, must offer Emergency Paid Sick Time.
  • Full-time employees should receive 80 hours of Emergency Paid Sick Time,    while part time employees should receive hours based on the number of hours worked within an average 2 week period.
  • Employees will be able to utilize Emergency Paid Sick Time when caring for themselves during this pandemic, or taking care of a family member.
  • Employees will be paid at different rates, dependent on which of the two reasons they are utilizing Emergency Paid Sick Time.

 

In the following video, we’ll demonstrate best practices for employers to adhere to these high-level requirements.

CURRICULUM13 min

  • Let's Dive In!
  • Managing this HR Bill in Zenefits 13 min
  • What's Next?
  • Additional COVID-19 Resources

ABOUT

Family First Coronavirus Response Act: Emergency Paid Sick Time

The HR 6201 bill is a  government mandate that provides businesses a viable path to balance employee and organizational needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

So what is the Family First Coronavirus Response Act?

Well — it essentially mandates that employers with less than 500 employees, must offer Emergency Paid Sick Time and Emergency Family and Medical Leave. The bill was signed on March 18, 2020 and it goes into effect on April 1, 2020. To help ensure employers can manage the additional costs, they’ll be offered a tax credit for these benefits.

Who does it cover?

  • As referenced before, the bill mandates that Employers with less than 500 employees, must offer Emergency Paid Sick Time.
  • Full-time employees should receive 80 hours of Emergency Paid Sick Time,    while part time employees should receive hours based on the number of hours worked within an average 2 week period.
  • Employees will be able to utilize Emergency Paid Sick Time when caring for themselves during this pandemic, or taking care of a family member.
  • Employees will be paid at different rates, dependent on which of the two reasons they are utilizing Emergency Paid Sick Time.

 

In the following video, we’ll demonstrate best practices for employers to adhere to these high-level requirements.

CURRICULUM13 min

  • Let's Dive In!
  • Managing this HR Bill in Zenefits 13 min
  • What's Next?
  • Additional COVID-19 Resources