The short answer is yes. The paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave provisions of the FFCRA apply to certain public employers, and private employers with fewer than 500 employees.
Small businesses with fewer than 50 employees may qualify for exemption from the requirement to provide leave due to school closings or child care unavailability if the leave requirements would jeopardize the viability of the business as a going concern. The U.S. Dept. of Labor has stated it will issue more guidance on this exemption, but has not.
We suggest United Ag contact its federal representative to receive updated information on the exemption.
More information can be found here: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions