Stay Up-To-Date on Changes to Employment Laws
Last week, President Trump Signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) which would require paid leave for small business employees affected by coronavirus and would also expand Family and Medical Leave and paid sick leave to also cover leave taken due to a public health emergency. The FFCRA will apply to leave taken by employees between April 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020 (when the law sunsets). Employers are encouraged to review the requirements of the law and also the recent guidance issued by the US Department of Labor this week as this law will take effect next month.
FAQs Answered by the Pros
While local and federal public health and government agencies are addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers have questions about the impact of the changing employment law landscape. As overarching guidance, employers should begin by following the current guidelines from the leading health authorities, as well as the local and federal regulations applicable to the place you do business. This includes among many laws, those provisions found in FMLA, ADA, FLSA, OSHA, etc... Ans to keep you informed we are sharing FAQs from Ogletree Deakins.

"This article was drafted by the attorneys of Ogletree Deakins, a labor and employment law firm representing management, and is reprinted with permission. This information should not be relied upon as legal advice.”
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