COVID-19 Workplace Flexibility & Leave

SHRM Elevates Voice of HR as Congress Makes Rapid Changes to Paid Sick Leave

SHRM has been an active voice with the U.S. Congress on behalf of the HR community as lawmakers worked to bring forward sweeping legislation to provide relief to businesses and workers in the wake of COVID-19.

President Donald Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, a COVID-19 aid package that includes important changes to paid-leave policy for many organizations throughout the country. You can find SHRM’s in-depth analysis of the emergency legislation here and a chart of the law’s main points here.