The Department of Labor has issued guidance on the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) as well as a mandatory poster which must be displayed conspicuously in the workplace. While the Act was set to go into effect fifteen days after the President signed it, which would have been April 2, 2020, the DoL has made it effective as of April 1, 2020. Since March 17, 2020, when we wrote about the House passing its version of the FFCRA,
In conjunction with the new FMLA regulations released earlier this month, the Department of Labor is requiring employers to use an updated FMLA poster to inform employees of their rights under the Act. The new poster informs military service members, airline personnel, and families of their rights to leave.
The new poster is available on the DoL website and can be downloaded at no charge. As mentioned in another post,