Bloomberg Law
March 31, 2020, 8:21 PM

Big Business Covid-19 Paid Leave Exemption May Get Another Look

Jaclyn Diaz
Jaclyn Diaz

The debate over who has to pay for new sick and family leave for workers impacted by the coronavirus is being revived as lawmakers and the Trump administration prepare to hash out the next phase of pandemic-relief legislation.

New federal laws generally require companies to pay up to 10 weeks of partially paid family and medical leave to workers who need to care for a child in the event of school closures. Workers also can receive up to two weeks of sick leave if they test positive for Covid-19, are subject to quarantine, or are caring for someone in similar ...

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