As reported in “Federal Coronavirus Workplace Relief,” the March 18 Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)contains two nationwide employee leave laws, the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (PSL Act) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLA). In essence and applicable to businesses with fewer than 500 employees:
Posting Requirements. Starting April 1, 2020, all covered employers are required to distribute and post the government’s FFCRA Employee Rights notice (pictured above) in a conspicuous place where employees can read it easily. For employees working remotely, best management practices should include promptly emailing each worker the notice link.
Resources for Workers and Employers. The Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (DOL) has now created a COVID-19 and the American Workplace Portal to assist workers and employers in understanding employment related issues under COVID-19. The portal includes numerous resources:
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