New Employer Posting Requirements Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a new poster that sets forth the requirements of the new family and sick leave laws mandated in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Small businesses (fewer than 500 employees) are required to post this notice in a conspicuous place in its workplace. The posting requirement may also be satisfied by emailing or direct mailing this notice to employees, or by posting this notice on an internal or external website.

The Department of Labor has also issued responses to frequently asked questions (FAQs) concerning this notice.

These emergency paid leave provisions shall remain in effect from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.