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Webinar: Legal Update on Sick Leave and FMLA Leave for COVID- 19 Related Reasons

March 26, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Speakers: Jarad M. Lucan, Peter J. Murphy, Sarah A. Westby

March 26, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT


**This webinar is being offered to Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges members. If you are interested in a future webinar on this topic, please email,**

Presenters will provide an overview of the expanded sick leave and FMLA leave available to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) and address best practices for employers in responding to and managing such requests for leave.  Presenters will also discuss FAQs, including:

  • Does this law apply to colleges and universities?
  • What has changed from the original FMLA requirements?
  • What are the restrictions?
  • What sick leave provided is now available for employees?
  • How does this overlap with the expanded FMLA leave?
  • How do these provisions apply to furloughed employees or employees on reduced schedules?
  • What should employers do now to plan for employees returning from COVID-related leave?
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