Bloomberg Law
June 26, 2020, 5:34 PM

Virus Closed Kid’s Camp? Now There’s New Guidance on Paid Leave

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

Workers at smaller companies can take paid leave to care for their children in the event that their summer camps are shuttered due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the U.S. Labor Department announced.

Camps and other summer programs qualify as a “place of care” under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, as do schools and daycare centers, the department said in a guidance bulletin issued Friday. That means a working parent is eligible for paid leave under the program if his or her child’s camp is canceled because of the virus.

The memo provides clarity on leave options as Covid-19 cases ...

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