D.C. employers have continuing COVID-19 leave obligations in 2021

As we explained in a recent post, as of January 1, 2021, COVID-19 leave is no longer mandated under the federal Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA), although covered employers who voluntarily provide paid leave outlined in the FFCRA may take advantage of the FFCRA tax credit through March 31, 2021. Notwithstanding this change in federal law, District of Columbia employers should be aware of their continuing obligations to provide leave to eligible employees for COVID-19 related reasons at least through the first quarter of 2021 under D.C. law.

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