Federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act Paid Leave Notice Poster Required
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act Paid Leave Notice is a workplace posters poster by the Federal Department Of Labor. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in the United States, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
IMPORTANT: New Mandatory Coronavirus Paid Leave PosterThis MANDATORY poster describes paid leave that must be made available to employees of all businesses with under 500 employers under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). This poster MUST be posted in a conspicuous place, or if employees are working remotely, sent to them electronically.
Under the new paid leave rules, employees must be provided with between 2 and 10 weeks of paid leave for absences connected to the 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. While employers are required to provide this paid leave to employees out of their own funds, the Federal government will provide companies with tax credits to offset the cost of providing this required leave.
Summary Of Coronavirus Paid Leave Law
Up to two weeks (80 hours, or a part-time employee’s two-week equivalent) of paid sick leave based on the higher of their regular rate of pay, or the applicable state or Federal minimum wage, paid at the following percentages:
- 100% if subject to a government or medically-advised quarantine related to COVID-19, or is experiencing Coronavirus symptoms
- 2/3 if caring for an individual under quarantine or affected by the virus, or caring for a child
- Up to 12 weeks of paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave paid at 2/3 for if caring for a child
All employers MUST post this notice by April 1 2020, and the rules remain in force through December 31, 2020 unless extended. You can download or print a FREE copy of this mandatory poster on this page, or purchase a professionally printed version.Click Here To Purchase Laminated COVID-19 Poster Click Here For Spanish Version
Other Coronavirus Posters:The CDC has published optional posters with Coronavirus information that are recommended for employers with in-person operations. Download these posters for free on the Health & Hygiene Posters Page.
Federal All-In-One Labor Poster: Instead of printing dozens of posters, employers can also purchase an all-in-one poster covering all Federal posting requirements by clicking here .
EMPLOYEE RIGHTS PAID SICK LEAVE AND EXPANDED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE UNDER THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WH1422 REV 03/20 For additional information or to file a complaint: 1-866-487-9243 TTY: 1-877-889-5627 dol.gov/agencies/whd 1. is subject to a Federal, State, or local quarantine or isolation order related to COVID-19; 2. has been advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine related to COVID-19; 3. is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and is seeking a medical diagnosis; 4. is caring for an individual subject to an order described in (1) or self-quarantine as described in (2); ► ENFORCEMENT The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has the authority to investigate and enforce compliance with the FFCRA. Employers may not discharge, discipline, or otherwise discriminate against any employee who lawfully takes paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave under the FFCRA, files a complaint, or institutes a proceeding under or related to this Act. Employers in violation of the provisions of the FFCRA will be subject to penalties and enforcement by WHD. 5. is caring for his or her child whose school or place of care is closed (or child care provider is unavailable) due to COVID-19 related reasons; or 6. is experiencing any other substantially-similar condition specified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. ► PAID LEAVE ENTITLEMENTS Generally, employers covered under the Act must provide employees: Up to two weeks (80 hours, or a part-time employee’s two-week equivalent) of paid sick leave based on the higher of their regular rate of pay, or the applicable state or Federal minimum wage, paid at: • 100% for qualifying reasons #1-3 below, up to $511 daily and $5,110 total; • 2/3 for qualifying reasons #4 and 6 below, up to $200 daily and $2,000 total; and • Up to 12 weeks of paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave paid at 2/3 for qualifying reason #5 below for up to $200 daily and $12,000 total. A part-time employee is eligible for leave for the number of hours that the employee is normally scheduled to work over that period. ► ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES In general, employees of private sector employers with fewer than 500 employees, and certain public sector employers, are eligible for up to two weeks of fully or partially paid sick leave for COVID-19 related reasons (see below). Employees who have been employed for at least 30 days prior to their leave request may be eligible for up to an additional 10 weeks of partially paid expanded family and medical leave for reason #5 below . ► QUALIFYING REASONS FOR LEAVE RELATED TO COVID-19 An employee is entitled to take leave related to COVID-19 if the employee is unable to work, including unable to telework, because the employee:
Other Federal Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional 45 optional and mandatory Federal labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/posters/FFCRA_Poster_WH1422_Non-Federal.pdf , updated April 2020
- Federal Labor Law Posters at https://www.dol.gov/general/topics/posters
- Federal Department Of Labor
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