Ask Fran: COVID-19

Ask Fran: COVID-19


We are under 50 employees and have never had to comply with FMLA.  Will we be exempt from FMLA under the new federal law?

No.  You will have to comply with the expanded FMLA benefits listed in the new Federal  Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

Start reading the new law as you will need to be compliant.

…Look for tomorrow’s COVID-19 Q&A

HR Consulting – Helping You Navigate the Legal Maze…Consulting Hotline 866.533.3947

  • Layoff vs. furlough
  • Benefit compliance
  • Required documentation
  • 0 – 500 employees – new laws that impact your business


Fran Lefavour has been in the Human Resources field for over 30 years, 24 of those years as a consultant to small businesses in New England. She is viewed as an expert in the area of workers’ compensation case management and frequently speaks to groups regarding claims management, reducing workers’ compensation costs and other Human Resource topics.

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