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U.S. DOL Announces Additional Guidance Explaining Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

By Coronavirus, County News, National News

On March 26th, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced more guidance to provide information to workers and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) when it takes effect on April 1, 2020.

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FY 2020 Federal Spending Agreement

By National News

On December 20, 2019, the President signed the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (P.L. 116-94), which reauthorized SRS payments for FY19 (payment year FY20) and for FY20 (payment year FY21).  The Forest Service is in the process of calculating the projected payments for FY19 , and they anticipate funds will be electronically transferred to states in spring 2020.

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