COVID-19 Questions & AnswersCategory: Families First Coronavirus Response ActIf someone was laid off March 23rd, are they eligible for these benefits or do they have to be laid off after April 1st?
General Staff asked 1 year ago

If someone was laid off March 23rd, are they eligible for these benefits or do they have to be laid off after April 1st?

1 Answers
Cathy Graham Staff answered 1 year ago

The law is not effective until April 1 so anyone that is terminated or goes out before that date is not eligible for the benefits offered under the new laws.  The benefits are not retroactive.