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Response Act Poster, Leave Policies and Shelter in Place Notices
March 30, 2020


All articles in this COVID-19 Response Resource issue are effective as of March 30, 2020.

With the Families First Coronavirus Response Act set to go into effect on April 1, 2020, all affected employers are required to post notices in a prominent locations in the workplace advising employees of their rights under the Act.  An approved poster from the Department of Labor is available for free here.  https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/posters/FFCRA_Poster_WH1422_Non-Federal.pdf

In addition, all affected employers must provide employees with certain paid leave for employees affected in specified ways by the COVID-19 pandemic. Parsons Behle & Latimer has prepared leave policies that will help you comply with the Act. Please contact one of our employment department attorneys to discuss how you may take advantage of these policies. 

Finally, Parsons Behle & Latimer has prepared notices for employers to use when communicating to their employees after a “Shelter in Place” or closure order has gone into effect. Please contact one of our employment attorneys if you need assistance communicating with your employees after receiving such a closure order.