Relevant information and resources about federal legislation enacted by the U.S. government in response to the COVID-19 crisis, including the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
Important: While the information and resources below still remain relevant, subsequent legislation has had additional impacts on specific Board of Pension offerings. Read more about the impacts of the American Rescue Plan Act and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.
Three attorneys who serve agencies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have created informative presentations about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Please note that the information shared in these presentations is educational in nature and is not intended to be legal advice. If you need advice, you should contact your own attorney or financial professional.
Mike Kirk, General Counsel of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) A Corporation, provides an overview of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, including Emergency Paid Sick Leave, Emergency Family Medical Leave Act, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program, and State Unemployment Claims.
Jean Hemphill, Legal Counsel to the Board of Pensions of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), provides information related to employee benefits.
Angela Curry, Vice President-General Counsel of the Presbyterian Foundation, provides an overview of financial and stewardship resources available for congregations, including the CARES Act.