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On March 18, the Senate passed and the President signed into law the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act.” Among other things, this new law, set to take effect no later than April 2, 2020, creates a new paid sick leave mandate for all employers with fewer than 500 employees and expands the application of the Family Medical Leave Act to cover all employers in certain circumstances related to the coronavirus. Karen Harned and James Paretti will walk listeners through key provisions of this new law.


  • Karen Harned, Executive Director, National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center
  • James A. Paretti, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson P.C.

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