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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected communities around the world, and impacted the arts and business. For community radio stations with staff, it is up to employers to understand new employment rules related to the coronavirus.

In particular, new federal leave laws went into effect April 2. The Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act were both part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

What should you know about paid sick leave, child care leave requirements and other considerations? NFCB member stations can log in now to the Solution Center for the guidance you need. if your station is not a member, you can join today.