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Don Potter

Former Executive Director
Don Potter

315 Fifth Avenue S, Suite 1000
Seattle WA 98104

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FFCRA Effective Date Set As April 1, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor has announced that the FFCRA will take effect on April 1, 2020 . Based on the wording of the statute, it was widely understood that the law would become effective 15 days following enactment, which is April 2. However, in light of the DOL guidance, employers should be ready for implementation a day earlier, on April 1.

Please click here to read Summit's updated FFCRA Summary.

Additionally, the DOL has now issued a model notice to inform employees of their rights under the FFCRA. You may access the model notice via this link. The DOL website also addresses frequently asked questions about the notice requirements, including how to notify employees working remotely. Those FAQs may be accessed here.

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