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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.
The Department Of Labor requires employers to display official posters where employees can readily observe them.
New Federal Laws Require Employers to Provide Additional Paid Sick Leave & FMLA-Type Leave
for COVID-19 Related Uses
Employers receive 100% reimbursement on federal payroll taxes for paid leave pursuant to the Act. The legislation will enable employers to keep their workers on their payrolls.
There are alternatives to layoffs that can help employers keep their employees when there is a lack of work or during a financial hardship
An employee who used the Notice of Reduced Earnings (DE 2063) (PDF) to file for UI benefits, are not required to look for a new job because the employer has certified that there will be a job for you shortly. The employee is considered partially unemployed. The state has waived the one week waiting period for reduced hours due to coronavirus.
An alternative to layoffs.
The Work Sharing Program helps employees whose hours and wages have been reduced:
The Work Sharing Program helps employers:
FAQs on laws enforced by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office
Guidance for Employers and Workers (in CA):
Benefits for Workers Impacted by COVID-19
What employees are entitled to may be confusing. This designed is to make it easier to understand what resources may be available
Employees: Visit Coronavirus 2019 FAQs for answers to specific questions you as an employee may have about COVID-19 and what programs and benefits may be available to you.
Visit Coronavirus 2019 FAQs for answers to specific questions you may have about COVID-19 and what programs and benefits may be available to you
The Governor’s Executive Order waives the one-week unpaid waiting period for reduced hours or shut down operations due to COVID-19
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has compiled helpful information for employers, employees and all Californians as it relates to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Small business owners are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).