Questions for Small Businesses

For businesses and employers seeking guidance on paid sick leave and family and medical leave in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on the following questions:  

  • How does an employer count its number of employees to determine coverage?
  • How can small businesses obtain an exemption?
  • How does an employer count hours for part-time employees?
  • How does an employer calculate wages employees are entitled to under the FFCRA? 

See the links below from the the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division: 

To learn more about how to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which will provide 100% federally guaranteed and forgivable loans (grants) to small businesses who retain their employees or restore employees who were fired after February 15, click HERE.  

To learn more about what is made available for small businesses in the Coronavirus Economic Recovery Package, click HERE.   

The U.S. Department of Labor put together a comprehesive list of questions and answers for employers about guidance on what your small business is eligible for, rules for sick leave, employee guidlines and much more. To see the full list, click HERE.