More than six months since the passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the ability of working parents to plan for childrens' school and care provider closures. Though school districts and childcare providers have reopened in many parts of the country, the FFCRA's provisions may still apply in certain circumstances.
The law also faces a legal challenge. Last month, a federal court struck down several components of the U.S. Department of Labor's FFCRA enforcement regulations. DOL has since revised some rules in response.
Below, HR Dive has collected its top content regarding the FFCRA's impact on working parents and the nuances employers may need to consider when implementing the law’s paid-leave provisions in the workplace.