Changes to sick leave and family leave benefits
Changes to Sick Leave and Family Leave Benefits
Paid Leave for Rehired Employees: The CARES Act amends the expanded paid leave requirements for employers in the “Round 2” Families First Coronavirus Response Act to include employees who are laid off and then rehired by an employer.
Specifically, an employee who was laid off by their employer on March 1, 2020 or later, had worked for the employer for at least 30 of the previous 60 days before being laid off, and was then rehired by the employer will be eligible for the paid family and sick leave benefits under the Round 2 legislation.
The Wage and Hour Division guidance is available in three-parts: