MEMBER SICK TIME AND FAMILY LEAVE PROVISIONS (added 3/27/20)

Teamster Member Rights and Employer Responsibilities during COVID 19 Outbreak

Massachusetts Resources

Attorney General 

Guidance and FAQ:  information regarding Unemployment, Layoffs 

www.mass.gov/doc/covid-19-fld-faqs/download

www.mass.gov/service-details/frequently-asked-questions-about-covid-19-employee-rights-and-employer-obligations 

Federal Resources

US Department of Labor  https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) 

As of April 1, 2020, the FFCRA goes into effect requiring certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family & medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.  The paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave provisions of the FFCRA apply to certain public employers, and private employers with fewer than 500 employees. 

Click below for important FFCRA provisions including benefits and eligibility. 

www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employee-paid-leave

www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/posters/FFCRA_Poster_WH1422_Non-Federal.pdf