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01Apr

Coronavirus Updates for School Bus Contractors Continued Payments to School Bus Contractors under the CARES Act Paid Emergency Leave and Sick Leave under the Families First Act

4/1/2020| Reference Number : 155.0| Legal, School Bus, Legislative/Regulatory | COVID-19, Families First Act, CARES Act | | Return|

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) are two new federal laws with important implications for school bus contractors. The CARES Act directs schools to continue paying school bus contractors during Coronavirus school closures, enhances existing unemployment compensation benefits, and makes loans and grants available to businesses during Coronavirus school closures. The Families First Act modifies the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to apply to employers with fewer than 500 employees, and includes employer paid sick leave and emergency leave during Coronavirus school closures. Additional details are below.'

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