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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act consists of two main components – the provision of additional paid sick leave pursuant to the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act, and the provision of an extended period of leave for a public health emergency (i.e. coronavirus) pursuant to the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (“E-FMLA”).

On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (“WHO”) declared COVID-19 a/k/a “coronavirus” a public health emergency of international concern.  Coronavirus is now classified as a pandemic, meaning that it is an epidemic occurring worldwide, or over a very large area, crossing international boundaries and affecting a large number of people.

UKS attorney Richard Dighello, Vice-Chair of the Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce, recently joined his GNBCC colleagues and members of chambers from throughout the State of Connecticut at CBIA’s Business Day at the Capital.  The event featured a panel discussion with representatives from the Department of Revenue Services, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, Department of Administrative Service and Department of Economic & Community Development, as well as a discussio ...