The federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act, signed by the president March 18, 2020, allows small and midsized companies (fewer than 500 employees) to use payroll tax credits to provide pandemic-related leave to workers.

The act provides paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for COVID-19 related reasons and creates a refundable paid sick leave credit and a paid child care leave credit for eligible employers.

The following questions and answers were provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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