Department Of Labor Publishes Required Families First Coronavirus Response Act Employer Notice Poster

March 26, 2020 Published Article
Forbes

Yesterday, the Department of Labor published a Notice Poster for employers to use to satisfy the requirement in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) that covered employers post a notice of its requirements. Covered employers can find the FFCRA Notice Poster, titled “Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA),” on the Department of Labor’s website at the following link:

DOLWorkplace Posters

The Department of Labor also published on its website a “Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notice – Frequently Asked Questions,” which employers can access at the following link:

DOLFamilies First Coronavirus Response Act Notice - Frequently Asked Questions

According to the Department of Labor, each covered employer (i.e., employers with fewer than 500 employees) must post the FFCRA Notice Poster in a conspicuous place on its premises. Covered employer may satisfy this requirement by emailing or direct mailing this notice to employees, or posting the FFCRA Notice Poster on an employee information internal or external website. The FFCRA Notice Poster need not be translated into another language. Covered employers are not required to provide the notice to any former employees or job applicants; only current or newly hired employees must receive a copy.