April 2, 2020
The recently enacted Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. We recently blogged about the Act here.
These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. The US Department of Labor has issued a poster that employers are required to post in a conspicuous place, or make available to their employees on line. Here is a link to the poster:
The rapidity with which these laws have been passed and gone into effect is unprecedented in the field of employment law. If you have any questions or concerns about your rights and responsibilities under the Act, or regarding the posting of the required Notice, please feel free to reach out to us.