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Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): A Deep Dive into “Unable to Work (or Telework)”

Regardless of the qualifying event (isolation order, childcare, COVID-19 diagnosis, etc.), employers must engage in an analysis to determine whether an absence qualifies for FFCRA leave.  The touchstone for the analysis is whether, but for the qualifying event, the employee could perform work or telework the employer has for the employee. This article provides employers a practical roadmap for navigating those questions. For more information, click here: FFCRA. A Deep Dive into ‘Unable to Work (or Telework)’