Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Church
On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The text of the legislation can be found here: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/6201/text. The bill takes effect on April 1, 2020, and it will sunset on Dec. 31, 2020.
Rev. Nate Berneking, Director of Finance and Administrative Ministries and Jordan Ault, Missouri Conference Chancellor, discuss the implications on churches. Please note that the situation is constantly evolving: legislation is being amended and interpreted by administrative agencies while new legislation is being negotiated. The recording may, therefore, be slightly out of date. Before making any decisions regarding employment relationships, please review the memo linked below, which will be updated on an ongoing basis.
View the memo here.
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