DOL Releases New FFCRA Employee Rights Poster

March 26, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a new workplace poster covering the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which provides concise information regarding the expanded medical and family leave available under the FFCRA, beginning on April 1, 2020.  Employers are required to post this in a conspicuous place on its premises.  For employees working remotely, the employer can fulfill the notice requirement by emailing or direct mailing this notice to employees, or posting this notice on an employee information internal or external website.

Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

The following is a link to a fact sheet the DOL has published providing answers to questions frequently asked by employers regarding requirements for posting and disseminating the notice to remote workers.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice – Frequently Asked Questions