On March 24, 2020 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its first official guidance for employers and workers about the paid-leave provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that was signed into law on March 18.
The guidance, includes a fact sheet for employees, a fact sheet for employers and a Q&A document. The department plans to provide additional information and compliance assistance, as well as a required workplace poster.
With this law being brand new it is important to stay alert for updates and guidance. We are continuing to monitor this new law and will continue to provide guidance as soon as new information becomes available. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to the Paterra Law Firm for assistance.